The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1929 The comedy “Amos ‘n’ Andy” made its network radio debut on NBC.

1934 a plebiscite in Germany approved the vesting of sole executive power in Adolf Hitler as Fuhrer

1960 A tribunal in Moscow convicted American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers of espionage.

1969 Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis began three days of recording sessions that yielded the album “Bitches Brew.”

2004 Internet search engine Google went public.


~ by thehalobender on August 19, 2009.

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