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1826 – Beethoven’s “String Quartet No. 13” in B flat major (Op 130) premieres in Vienna
1908 – A passenger was carried in a bi-plane for the first time by Henri Farman of France.
1924 – first foreign language course broadcast on US radio
1955 – NBC-TV presented the first “Colgate Comedy Hour”.
1980 – J.R. is shot on the TV show “Dallas”
1982 – Movie “Annie” directed by John Huston, starring Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney and Carol Burnett premieres
1983 – Only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled
1990 – “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opens at Eugene O’Neill Theater NYC for 149 performances
2001 – Nintendo released Game Boy Advance
2006 – The social media site Twitter is founded
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