1845 – Scientific American began publication with the issue for this day. It would become the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States.
1991 – The crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis sent an electronic mail message using AppleLink. The message read: “Hello Earth! Greetings from the STS-43 Crew. This is the first Applelink from space. Having a GREAT time, wish you were here!”
2009 – Apple released Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard featuring many minor improvements and integration with Microsoft Exchange.
2017 – Amazon acquired the Whole Foods grocery store chain and immediately set about cutting prices.
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