Feb. 14: GPS Technology Used by Military 1989

Feb 14, 2012 11:00pm

1989 Global Positioning Satellite

On Feb. 14, 1989, a rocket was launched to deliver a satellite for the Air Force.  Military global positioning satellite  technology was designed to help locate ships and planes.

 

1992 Dr. Jack Kevorkian Interview

Barbara Walters talked to the controversial Dr. Jack Kevorkian about assisted suicide.

 

2008 Northern Illinois Campus Shooting

A gunman on the Northern Illinois University campus opened fire on a lecture hall before he shot  himself.  Six people, including the gunman, were killed.

 

Famous Birthdays

1921 Hugh Downs

1934 Florence Henderson

1942 Michael Bloomberg

1944 Carl Bernstein

1946 Gregory Hines

1948 Teller (of Penn and Teller)

1968 Scott McClellan

1970 Simon Pegg

1972 Drew Bledsoe

1972 Rob Thomas

1986 Tiffany Thornton

1992 Freddie Highmore

 

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