Today in Tech History – Dec. 20, 2014

20140404-073853.jpgIn 1880 – New York’s Broadway from 14th to 26th street was first lighted by electricity and became known as the “Great White Way.”

In 1951 – In Idaho, the Experimental Breed Reactor no. 1 aka EBR-1 became the first power plant to produce electricity using atomic energy. It would take 2 more years to prove it could create more fuel than it consumed.

In 1996 – Apple announced it would acquire NeXT Computer and bring co-founder Steve Jobs back to the company he left in 1985.


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