MonthJune 2015

June 30

TODAY IN HISTORY 1937 – The world’s first emergency telephone number, 999, was introduced in London 999 is an official emergency telephone number

June 29

TODAY IN HISTORY 1927 – First test of Wallace Turnbull’s controllable-pitch propeller. Wallace Rupert Turnbull was a New Brunswick engineer and inventor, born

June 27

TODAY IN HISTORY 1982 – Space Shuttle Columbia was launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission,

June 26

TODAY IN HISTORY 1886 – Henri Moissan isolated elemental Fluorine for the first time. Ferdinand Frederick Henri Moissan was a French chemist who