On this day: November 29

POSTED: 10:22 PM PST Nov 28, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 28, 2015 

Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.

OTD November 29 - San Jose
44 / 45
Michael/Wikimedia Commons

1777: San Jose, California, is founded as Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe. It was the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California, a territory of New Spain that included all of present day California and Arizona, and portions of Nevada and Utah.


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular