Episode 664: Don’t Interrupt

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1z1">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What is your “comfort show” you re-watch when you’re sad or sick?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10158212122011671">Technorama</a><br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/chuck.tomasi/posts/10160786817268455">Chuck</a><br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kreg.steppe/posts/10158262715746319">Kreg</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for February 9, 2022<br> This is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 325 days remaining in 2022.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1870, that US president Ulysses S. Grant signed a joint resolution of Congress establishing the U.S. Weather Bureau<br> Also on February 9, 1895, William G. Morgan created a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball<br> A group of meteors was visible across much of the eastern seaboard of the Americas, leading astronomers to conclude the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth on this date in 1913<br> On February 9, 1942, Year-round Daylight saving time (aka War Time) was reinstated in the United States as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources.<br> Also on February 9, 1959, The R-7 Semyorka, the first intercontinental ballistic missile, became operational at Plesetsk, USSR<br> It was on this date in 1964, that The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a record-setting audience of 73 million viewers across the United States<br> Apollo 14 returned to Earth after the third manned Moon landing on this date in 1971<br> 51 years ago today, Satchel Paige became the first Negro league player to be voted into the USA’s Baseball Hall of Fame<br> It was on this date in 1978, that The Budd Company unveiled its first SPV-2000 self-propelled railcar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania<br> February 9, 1986, Halley’s Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System<br> On February 9, 1996, Copernicium was discovered, by Sigurd Hofmann, Victor Ninov et al.<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> Hungarian mathematician and academic, Farkas Bolyai, born on this date in 1775.<br> German engineer and businessman, founded Maybach, Wilhelm Maybach was born 176 years ago today.<br> Born February 9, 1865, German geographer and geophysicist Erich von Drygalski.<br> Carmen Miranda, the Portuguese-Brazilian actress, singer, and dancer was born 113 years ago today.<br> Born February 9, 1918, American chemist Lloyd Noel Ferguson.<br> Also turning 79 today is American actor Joe Pesci.<br> Also born on that same date in 1945, American mathematician and academic, Carol Wood.<br> American actress, activist, and former fashion model, Mia Farrow is 77 today.<br> Also turning 68 today is English cybernetics scientist Kevin Warwick.<br> Also born on that same date in 1960, American biochemist and astronaut, Peggy Whitson.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 9 – Podcast Mike Wills from Minnesota<br> 10 – Zach Akgulian – Appleton, WI<br> 10 – Drace (Shari from ND)<br> 14 – Douglas E. Welch of Career Opportunities Podcast<br> 14 – Andrew from Illinois<br> 15 – Philip from Australia<br> <br> Unofficial holidays<br> <br> National pizza day<br> National toothache day<br> National bagel and lox day<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for February 9, 2022<br> <br> If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenNyl8MEsC_eVDvCerLe8wNvhgtjg2d7F0Yj0IFYl4dOU2uA/viewform">Birthday Calendar</a> link.<br> <br>