July 15 • Day 6

Today in History

This Day in History
1606 Rembrandt was born
1799 The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchardduring Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign
1848 Born, Vilfredo Pareto, Italian economist and sociologist (d. 1923) [The 80/20 rule]
Ford Motor Company took its first order
1928 Born Carl Woese (biologist at UIUC). Discovered a new kingdom of life – prokaryotes, eukaryotes and now archea. [“I think Woese has done more for biology writ large than any biologist in history, including Darwin”]
1943 Born, Jocylen Bell Burnell, astronomer, discovered pulsars/neutron stars. Did not receive a nobel prize.
1988 Die Hard (the greatest action film ever made) hits the big screen
2003 The Mozilla Foundation was established and Netscape was dismantled.
2006 Twitter was launched


Yesterday in Chicago

  Tech Tips


 Today in Chicago

Today in History


   Museum of Science and Industry 

  • Meet at museum at 2:00pm
  • You will be responsible for transportation to museum

Complete Book of Wow



Prepare lesson and materials for Teaching Demonstration. Complete the following readings and be prepared to discuss in class