Sunday, October 04, 2009

Sputnik Day

Today is Sunday, 4 October 2009.

On this date in 1957, Sputnik 1 began orbiting the Earth, the first human artifact to do so.

Here's a recording of its transmission:


The Museum of the Bourgeois congratulates the Panhellenic Socialist Movement on its resounding victory in the Greek parliamentary elections.


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