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1957: Sputnik Launch  
This sound of the tracking signal of the first artificial satellite to revolve around earth almost drove America crazy. It was not an American satellite but a Soviet one! It was utterly incomprehensible to the West, above all the citizens of the USA, that the Soviet Union had beaten hi-tech America in the race to conquer space.

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1720: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1582: Gregorian Calendar
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What is the name of the satellite launched on 4 October 1957?
  The Eagle