Jun 29, 2019
Saturday Afternoon Post. June 29. In 1888, George Edward Gouraud recorded Handel's "Israel in Egypt" onto a phonograph cylinder, thought to be the oldest known recording of music. In 1925, Marvin Pipkin patented the frosted light bulb. In 1926, Fascists in Rome added an hour to the work day. In 1956, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller were married. In 1974, Mikhail Baryshnikov defected to Canada while on tour with the Kirov Ballet. In 2007, the first iPhone went on sale. Happy Birthday, Celia Thaxter, Yvonne Lefebure, Little Eva, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Kawhi Leonard. It's Independence Day in Seychelles. Mission: Enough is enough. Yay, Mikhail.