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1831 James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.
2003 The European Space Agency launches the Mars Express probe
Canada Environment Week
1989 The SkyDome in Toronto opens
1973 A patent for the ATM is granted to Donald Wetzel, Tom Barnes and George Chastain.
1977 The first personal computer, the Apple II , is sold
1933 Richard Milton Hollingshead, Jr opens the first drive-in theater in New Jersey, USA.
1991 Mount Pinatubo explodes, producing a 7 km high ash column.
1993 Ballard Power Systems unveils the first bus to run on a hydrogen cell.
World Oceans Day
1934 Donald Duck makes his debut in The Wise Little Hen.
Canadian Rivers Day
2002 Kevin Warwick conducts the first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans.
1939 Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures' Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.
1979 The Gossamer Albatross flies across the English Channel powered solely by human power.
1983 Pioneer 10 becomes the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.
1951 Univac I , the first commercial computer, is unveiled
763 BC Assyrians record a solar eclipse that is later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history.
1972 Churchill Falls power project, the largest single-site hydro electric project in the world, opens.
1928 Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland on the first trans-Atlantic flight by a woman
1178 Five Canterbury monks see what is possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed.
1984 Science North opens to the public
1914 Hillcrest Mine Disaster , Canada's worst coal mining disaster, occurs.
1840 Samuel Morse , receives the patent for the telegraph.
First Day of Summer - Tracking the Summer Solstice
2003 The largest hailstone ever recorded falls in Nebraska, USA. Animation of hailstone formation
1931 Wiley Post and Harold Gatty – take off from Roosevelt Field, Long Island in an attempt to circumnavigate the world in a single-engine plane.
109 Roman emperor Trajan inaugurates the Aqua Traiana , an aqueduct that channels water from Lake Bracciano, 40 kilometres north-west of Rome.
1967 Broadcast of the first live global satellite television program : Our World.
1948 William Shockley files the original patent for the the grown junction transistor , the first bipolar junction transistor.
1923 Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refuelingin a DH-4B biplane.
1846 The saxophone is patented by Adolphe Sax in Paris, France.
1927 First test ofWallace Turnbull's controllable pitch propeller.
1971 A Soviet space mission ends in tragedy when three cosmonauts aboard Soyuz 11 are found dead at re-entry