Monday, May 27, 2024

Tomorrow in
Misc. History

1928 - Chrysler Corporation merged with Dodge Brothers, Inc.

1957 - The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) was established. The NARAS gives the Grammy Awards each year.

1961 - Amnesty International, a human rights organization, was founded.

1987 - Mathias Rust, a 19-year-old West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow's Red Square after evading Soviet air defenses. He was released August 3, 1988.

1999 - In Milan, Italy, Leonardo de Vinci's "The Last Supper" was put back on display after more than 20 years of restoration work.

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#3 pencils and quadrille pads.
- Seymoure Cray, when asked what CAD tools he used to design the Cray I; he also recommended using the back side of the pages so that the lines were not so dominant.

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