Feb. 9: ’24 Hours in Cyberspace’ in 1996

Feb 9, 2012 8:39pm

1991 Lithuania’s Independence

 

Voters in Lithuania defied Soviet President Gorbachev and sought independence.

 

1994 History of the Clintons’ Whitewater Deal

 

Bill and Hillary Clinton were accused of financial wrongdoing in tax claims on Whitewater Estates in Arkansas.

 

1995 Dealing With Extreme Cold in Space

 

Two Discovery astronauts battled with temperatures below zero in space.

 

1996 ’24 Hours in Cyberspace’

 

In the “24 Hours in Cyberspace” project, photographers and journalists illustrated the power of online communication by gathering photos and stories from across the globe in a period of 24 hours.

 

Famous Birthdays

1940 J.M. Coetzee

1942 Carole King

1943 Joe Pesci

1944 Alice Walker

1945 Mia Farrow

1949 Judith Light

1969 Tom Scharpling

1975 Vladimir Guerrero

1976 Charlie Day

1981 Tom Hiddleston

1985 David Gallagher

1990 Camille Winbush

1996 Jimmy Bennett

 

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