26 noiembrie 2021

On This Day: NASA launches Curiosity rover to look for life on Mars


Nov. 26 (UPI) -- On this date in history:In 1789, U.S. President George Washington declared Nov. 26, 1789, to be Thanksgiving Day. It was the first U.S. holiday by presidential proclamation.AdvertisementIn 1842, the University of Notre Dame was founded in South Bend, Ind.In 1922, in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, British archaeologists Howard Carter and George Carnarvon became the first humans to enter King Tutankhamen's treasure-laden tomb in more than 3,000 years.UPI File PhotoIn 1941, U.S. [...]