1840: John Boyd Dunlop, a Scottish businessman and a veterinary surgeon, was born this day in Dreghom, Scotland; he developed the first practical pneumatic/ inflatable tyre. and co- founded the Dunlop Rubber Company.
1907: Belgian chemist,Leo Baekeland announced the creation of Bakelite, the world's first synthetic plastic.
1924: The Royal Greenwich Observatory began broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal.
1971: Astronauts , this day landed on the Moon in the Apollo-14 mission.
2019: Pope Francis this day became the first Pope in history to visit and perform papal mass in the Arabian Peninsula during his visit to Abu Dhabi.
1990: Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years.
1992: The Maastricht Treaty Signed
1992: Mike Tyson, found guilty of raping Desiree Washington
1996: IRA Bomb Docklands In London
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