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It happened on a… August 12

2018

NASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to the Sun and its outermost atmosphere, the corona.

1994

Major League Baseball players go on strike. This will force the cancellation of the 1994 World Series. Montreal Expos are having their best season to date, with 74 wins and 40 losses.

1992

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico announced that the North American Free Trade Agreement had been created after 14 months of negotiations.

1981

IBM unveiled its first PC.

1908

Henry Ford’s company builds the first Model T car.

1898

Hawaii is formally annexed to US.

1877

Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and made the first sound recording.

1833

The town of Chicago is incorporated (population 350).

1638

Start of construction of the Hôtel-Dieu hospital at Quebec.

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