View Single Post
Old 09-10-2014, 01:40 AM   #5
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Inactive
Posts: 36,483
Likes: 237 (190 Posts)
Arrow Darth Cult

1961 - Taiwan - Taken by Wang Shi-lin in 1961 in Taitung City, this is the first known photograph of a UFO in Taiwan. Photo courtesy of TUFOA..According to UFO investigator Ho Hsien-jung there have been 15 recorded sightings where photographic evidence suggests that extraterrestrial objects have traversed the skies above Taiwan.. The earliest of these pictures was taken in Taitung City in 1961.. UFO photographs date to 1911 in China proper...

July 1st - 16th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright\4 – The Soviet submarine K-19 reactor leak occurs in the North Atlantic - Barclays open their 'No. 1 Computer Centre' in Drummond Street, London, with an EMI mainframe computer, Britain’s first bank with an in-house computing centre/ 5 – The first Israeli rocket, Shavit 2, is launched - 80 die in collisions in Algiers\6- Portuguese ship explodes near Mozambique, kills 300/8 – A mine explosion in Czechoslovakia leaves 108 dead - Portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die\12 – A Czechoslovakian Ilyushin Il-18 crashes while attempting to land at Casablanca, Morocco, killing all 72 persons on board/19- 1st in-flight movie shown (TWA)\21 – Mercury program: Gus Grissom, piloting the Mercury-Redstone 4 capsule Liberty Bell 7, becomes the second American to go into space (sub-orbital). Upon splashdown, the hatch prematurely opens, and the capsule sinks (it is recovered in 1999)- The Runcorn Widnes Bridge (later known as the Silver Jubilee Bridge) over the River Mersey opened by Princess Alexandra/25 – U.S. President John F. Kennedy gives a widely watched TV speech on the Berlin crisis, warning "we will not be driven out of Berlin." Kennedy urges Americans to build fallout shelters, setting off a 4-month debate on civil defense- The Lancashire-set film Whistle Down the Wind, starring Hayley Mills and Alan Bates, opens..I heard that, Maureen Cassidy!\29 - Bob Dylan injured in car accident/31 - Israel welcomes its 1,000,000th immigrant-At Fenway Park in Boston, the first Major League Baseball All-Star Game tie occurs, when the game is stopped in the 9th inning due to rain -Ireland submits the first ever application to join the then ECC-It seems the Jerries are giving your brave lads out there a terrible scrimmage, then...

September Film A Taste of Honey, including themes of unmarried pregnancy and homosexuality, released-First Mothercare shop opens, in Kingston upon Thames-1- The Eritrean War of Independence officially begins with the shooting of the Ethiopian police by Hamid Idris Awate - 1st conference of neutral countries held in Belgrade - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh \4 - James Pitman's Initial Teaching Alphabet is tested in a number of schools/5- JFK begins underground nuclear testing - President Kennedy signs law against hijacking (death penalty) - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh\6 - USSR performs nuclear test at Kapustin Yar /7 – Tom and Jerry make a return with their first episode since 1957, Switchin' Kitten. The new creator, Gene Deitch, makes 12 more Tom and Jerry episodes until 1962- Good morning. Blowy day?.Yes, Corporal - it's the wind!\10 – During the F1 Italian Grand Prix on the circuit of Monza, German Wolfgang von Trips, driving a Ferrari, crashes into a stand, killing 14 spectators and himself- USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya/11- Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund\12- USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya/13- "Car 54 Where are You?" premieres on TV - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh - Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit - Battles between UN & Katanga troops in Congo/14-The new military government of Turkey sentences 15 members of the previous government to death - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya \16-3 people die and 35 are injured when a stand collapses during a Glasgow Rangers football match at Ibrox Park/17- Police arrest over 1,300 protesters in Trafalgar Square during a CND rally- USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh- "Happy Days," premieres in NYC\18 – United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld dies in an air crash en route to Katanga, Congo - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya /19 - Betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them\20 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya/21 – In France, the OAS slips an anti-de Gaulle message into TV programming- Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter\26- "From the Second City" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 perfs/28 - "Hazel" starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV\29- Mamum Kuzbari becomes premier of Syria- "Detectives" TV Crime Drama; moves to NBC-TV/30 - Bill for Boston Tea Party is paid by Mayor Snyder of Oregon who wrote a check for $196, the total cost of all tea lost.. don't know how to tell you this, Miss Mary. No, we don't know how to tell you this at all..We were 20 leagues at sea and it was calm as it could be, when out of the north, there came a sudden squall!.
lightgiver is offline   Reply With Quote