Because of a status-message virus that was accidentally propagated throughout the network on October 27, 1980, when the ARPANET (the U.S. Department of Defense’s prototype Internet) came to a complete halt, thus becoming the first total Internet crash. Continue reading
Co-Founder of Center for the Study of Human Polymorphisms, now called Fondation Jean Dausset-CEPH.
Published in October 1992 in the journals Nature and Science, were the Human chromosome gene-linkage maps. Continue reading
Gustaf de Laval was born at Orsa in Dalarna in the Swedish de Laval Huguenot family (immigrated 1622 - Claude de Laval, soldier - knighted de Laval 1647). Continue reading
The Cunard Daily Bulletin, began to be printed in October 1902, becomming the first daily shipboard newspaper, aboard the Cunard liners S.S. Campania and S.S. Laconia. Continue reading
Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading
The findings of this 3 Billion Year Old Fossil Oil was published in the scientific journal "Nature" on October 28th, 1998. Continue reading
Inventor Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval of Stockholm, Sweden, received an American patent for a centrifugal cream separator with a continuous flow on October 4, 1881.
Columbus Day was first celebrated in the United States on October 12, 1792, to mark the tricentennial of the day in when Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World Continue reading
Marc Garneau of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada was the first Canadian astronaut in space. Continue reading