Today in History
26.7.1978: First test-tube baby
It all began with a bet. John Brown, a truck driver from the port city of Bristol in western England, loved soccer -- and betting. When the 38-year old won £800 ($1,400) on the soccer pools, he and his wife Lesley came one step closer to realizing their dream of having a baby of their own.
Zitat des Tages
Zitat des Tages
Charles DeGaulle caused a political sensation in Montréal during an official visit to Canada on July 26, 1967. What did he do to provoke the scandal?
  He insulted Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
  He cried "Vive le Québec libre!" (Long live free Quebec) to a crowd in Montreal.
  He complained about the bad food in Montréal.