…And it only took 3000 years to find it.
Plus, how much do you think a microwave oven cost in 1955?
Wednesday, October 24th, the 298th day of 2012
Today is United Nations Day, by presidential proclamation. The UN was founded on this date in 1945.
1955: Tappan introduced the microwave oven in Mansfield, Ohio. Suggested retail price: $1,200.
1969: An autopsy of the 3,000-year-old mummy of King Tut of Egypt revealed a blow to the head. The boy pharaoh had been murdered.
1973: This British expatriate launched another round of litigation against the US government, claiming that his phone has been tapped and that he is under constant surveillance. It was John Lennon.