08 January 2013

Timeline January 8 & 9

January 8
1642  Astronomer and scientist Galileo Galilei died in Arcetri, Italy.
1815  U.S. forces led by Gen. Andrew Jackson defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans.
1935  Rock 'n' roll singer Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Miss.
1982  AT&T settled the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit against it by agreeing to divest itself of the 22 Bell System companies.

January 9
1806  Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson received a state funeral and was interred in St Paul's Cathedral, London, England.
1839  The French Academy of Sciences announced the Daguerreotype photography process.
2001  Apple Computer Inc. introduced its iTunes music management software at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco.
2007  Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone.

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