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Cracking the Rosetta Stone

On 27 September 1822, Jean-François Champollion announced his draft translations in Paris.

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Kennedy and Nixon debate on national TV for the first time

But the first televised debate during a presidential campaign took place between two women in 1956.

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From the telegraph to the telephone, but no closer to world peace

On 25 September 1956, Europe and North America celebrated completion of the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable(s).