Today in Tech History – March 1, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1896 – Henri Becquerel discovered images of uranium rocks had appeared on a photographic plate without exposure to the sun. He had discovered natural radiation.

1995 – A little over a year after starting the website in January 1994, Jerry Yang and David Filo incorporated Yahoo!

2006 – English-language Wikipedia reached its one millionth article, “Jordanhill railway station.”

2016 – Astronauts Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly landed safely in Kazakhstan after spending a record 340 days aboard the International Space Station.

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