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Today in History

PTI | ByBakhtiar Dadabhoy
Mar 22, 2005 08:36 PM IST

1895: Louis and Auguste Lumiere give the first public demonstration of the cinematograph.

• 1895: Louis and Auguste Lumiere give the first public demonstration of the cinematograph. The French brothers patented the combination movie camera/projector in February. The brothers later produced the first film newsreels and what some consider the world's first movie, “Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory.”
• 1907: The first cabs with taxi meters began operating in London. The taximeter gave the cab its modern name. Its purpose was to indicate to both driver and passenger the distance travelled and so avoid arguments about payment due. 
•  1942: British statesman Sir Stanford Cripps, arrived in India for talks with Mahatma Gandhi on Indian independence, in what became known as the Cripps Mission.
•  1945: The Arab League was formed in Cairo, and, exactly one year later, the former British protectorate, Jordan became independent.
•  1993: Intel began shipping production versions of the Pentium processor, both faster and cheaper than the 486 chip introduced in 1989. Computer manufacturers began offering Pentium-based computers later that spring.
In November 1994, scientists discovered a bug in certain Pentium chips that could result in computational errors. The computer industry criticised Intel for responding slowly to the problem, and eventually the company agreed to replace all faulty chips

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