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It happened on a… September 28

2020

COVID-19 recorded global death toll passes 1 million with over 33 million known cases (Johns Hopkins).

2019

SpaceX unveils spacecraft Starship, designed to travel to Mars and the solar system and land back on earth.

2015

NASA scientists announce the discovery of flowing water on Mars.

2008

SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, the Falcon 1 into orbit.

1987

“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” starring Patrick Stewart debuts on syndicated TV.

1976

“Songs in the Key of Life” 18th studio album by Stevie Wonder is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1977).

1972

Paul Henderson scores on Vladislav Tretiak with 34 seconds remaining in regulation time, giving Team Canada a 6-5 victory over the USSR hockey all-stars, and a 4-3-1 victory in the eight game Summit Series.

1968

Beatles’ “Hey Jude” single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks.

1928

Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.

1924

The first around-the-world flight was completed by two U.S. Army planes when they landed in Seattle, WA. The trip took 175 days.

1867

Toronto becomes capital of Ontario

1685

Smallpox epidemic breaks out in New France.

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