Friday, August 19, 2016

23 August - History and Importance of the Day

International Day - Abolition of slave trade

1991 - New users were allowed to register on WWW. On August 6, 1991, Berners-Lee posted a short summary of the World Wide Web project on the alt.hypertext newsgroup, inviting collaborators. This date also marked the debut of the Web as a publicly available service on the Internet, although new users could only access it after August 23.

1999 - Blogger was started by Pyra Labs


Updated 23 August 2016,  10 May 2014

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

21 August - History and Importance of the Day

World Entrepreneurs’ Day

1959 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation admitting Hawaii to the Union as the 50th state.

1983 - Filipino opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino, Jr., was assassinated at the Manila airport while leaving his plane. Public outcry over the killing ultimately led to the collapse of the government of Ferdinand E. Marcos and the inauguration of Corazon C. Aquino, as president.


updated 21 August 2016, 2 July 2012