Something is going to be happened…

O C T O B E R   2 1 S T :

1879 Using a filament of carbonized thread, Thomas Edison tests the first practical electric incandescent light bulb (it lasted 13½ hours before burning out).

1946  Lux Interior, American singer (The Cramps) born (d. 2009)

1973  John Paul Getty III‘s  E A R  is cut off by his kidnappers and sent to a newspaper in Rome; it doesn’t arrive until November 8.  John Paul Getty III later became the father of Balthazar Getty, who went on to play the part of Pete Dayton in Lost Highway.

1983  The metre is defined at the seventeenth General Conference on Weights and Measures as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.


~ by benjaminlouche on October 4, 2010.

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