2008 - The Falcon 1 is launched into the orbit making it SpaceX's first private launched spacecraft
1962 - In Brisbane, Australia the Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams
1951 - First color TVs available for sale to public by CBS & within a month discontinued
1928 - The Dangerous Drug Act outlawing cannabis is passed by the U.K parliament
1919 - In Omaha, Nebraska race riots begin
This Day In Business
2011 - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is introduced in Japan as the most fuel-efficient airliner.
1989 - Marvin Gaye receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame for contributions to music
1542 - California is discovered by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, at San Diego Bay.
1941 - Ted Williams finished the baseball season with .406 average
September 28th Holiday
Ask a Stupid Question Day - Celebrated by students and teachers, the day promotes more question asking by students and attempts to eliminate the fear of asking a "stupid question."
Today's Birthday Trivia
She played Vanessa in Sons of Tucson alongside Tyler Labine. Who is she?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
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