Today in 1953 the first U.S. 3D television broadcast shown an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV. Only a few people thought it was cool, the rest said it was a fad.
Today in 1876 the first game in the history of the National League was played at the Jefferson Street Grounds in Philadelphia. This game is often pointed to as the start of Major League Baseball.
Today in 1977 The Clash released their classic self-titled debut album.
Today in 1960 the Dr Marten released their first boot, the 1460. This boot is still in production today. Unrelated it’s also April Fool’s Day.
Today in 1965 Cosmonaut, Alexey Leonov, left his spacecraft, Voskhod 2, while in Earth’s orbit to become the first person to space walk.
Today in 1933 the leggy musical film 42nd Street was released. Years later, 42 Street itself became just leggy.