On 24th of October 1946 the first photo from Space was taken.
Thomas Edison claimed that it would ‘do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear.’
It was back on October 10th 1886 that it is said wealthy American merchant banker James Brown Potter wore a dinner jacket to the Autumn Ball at Tuxedo Park, New York.
On the 3rd of October 1283 Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, Wales was executed on the orders of Edward I of England.
On 26th of September 1969 The Beatles released the album ‘Abbey Road.’
On 19th of September 1960 ‘The Twist’ by Chubby Checker reached #1 in the US Billboard Hot 100.
On 12th of September 1959 the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), launched Luna 2. It was to be the first spacecraft to impact on the moon.
On 5th of September 1698 Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, introduced a beard tax.
On 29th of August 1967 the final episode of ‘The Fugitive’ starring David Janssen was shown on US TV.
Kim Foden with her 30 line televisor which can be seen in Orkney’s Wireless Museum