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Carl Benz (*1844)
Karl Friedrich Benz (25 November 1844 – 4 April 1929) was a German engine designer and automobile engineer. His Benz Patent Motorcar from 1885 is considered the first practical automobile. He received a patent for the motorcar on 29 January 1886.
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Red Planet Day
When NASA's rover Curiosity transmitted the first images from the surface of Mars to Earth shortly after landing at 05:31 UTC on August 6, 2012, this was the temporary highlight of a long history of various Mars missions.
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Square Dance Day
Swing the leg in the square! The 29th of November is the day of Square Dance, the American National Square Dance Day.
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Electronic Greetings Day
Write again. On November 29th the USA celebrates the day of electronic greeting cards. After e-mail became one of the most important means of communication on the Internet in 1993, the first electronic greeting card followed relatively quickly in 1994.
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Throw Out Your Leftovers Day (USA)
With the US American Residual Food Day on 29 November, the focus will be on the recycling of the remaining food.
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Release date of Pong (1972)
Pong is one of the earliest arcade video games. It is a table tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. The game was originally manufactured by Atari, which released it in 1972. Allan Alcorn created Pong as a training exercise assigned to him by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell.
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Computer Security Day
A holiday dedicated to keeping your online data safe and secure.
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John Warner Backus (*1924)
John Warner Backus (December 3, 1924 – March 17, 2007) was an American computer scientist. He directed the team that invented and implemented FORTRAN, the first widely used high-level programming language, and was the inventor of the Backus–Naur form (BNF).
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Launch of the Mars Pathfinder (1996)
Mars Pathfinder is an American robotic spacecraft that landed a base station with a roving probe on Mars in 1997. It consisted of a lander, renamed the Carl Sagan Memorial Station, and a lightweight (10.6 kg/23 lb) wheeled robotic Mars rover named Sojourner, which became the first rover to operate outside the Earth–Moon system.
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