ON THIS DAY
1862 - Explorer John Mcdouall Stuart crosses the Roper River in northern Australia, finds pastureland.
1880 - Bushranger Ned Kelly’s siege of Glenrowan begins
1929 - First color TV demo, performed in New York City
1944 - Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies
1950 - North Korean troops reach Seoul, US forces join the conflict
1954 - First atomic power station opens in Russia
1967 - The world’s first ATM is installed in London
1994 - Aerosmith is first major band to let fans download a new track free from the internet
2020 - The last printed edition of the Tweed Daily News is published.