18 octombrie 2021

On This Day: Luna 3 returns first photos of far side of moon


Oct. 18 (UPI) -- On this day in history:In 1776, the border between Maryland and Pennsylvania was established. Dubbed the "Mason-Dixon" line, it became the unofficial boundary between North and South.AdvertisementIn 1851, Moby-Dick by Herman Melville was published. A small band of Herman Melville devotees orated their way through the 135-chapter opus, which took 22 hours and 38 minutes to complete .In 1867, the United States completed its purchase of Alaska for $7.2 million, taking possession [...]