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** Operation Pluto: The world's first undersea oil pipeline is laid between England and France.
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** Axis & Allies: while playing as the Axis powers in campaign mode ( which has the Axis powers winning the war ), Operation Sea Lion is the mission following the failed invasion of Normandy.
** Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain and Operation Sea Lion, GDW ( 1982 ), boardgame: part of GDW's Europa system.
** Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow – Aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U. S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.
** Operation Grapple: At Malden Island in the Pacific, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb, which fails to detonate properly.
** WWII: The 27th Polish Home Army Infantry Division is re-created, marking the start of Operation Tempest by the Polish Home Army.
** Operation Bagration: A general attack by Soviet forces clears the German forces from Belarus, resulting in the destruction of German Army Group Centre, possibly the greatest defeat of the Wehrmacht during WWII.
** British forces launch Operation Goodwood, an armoured offensive aimed at driving the Germans from the high ground to the south of Caen.
** WWII – Operation Varsity: Two airborne divisions capture bridges across the Rhine River to aid the Allied advance.
** Operation Manna: British Lancaster bombers drop food into the Netherlands to prevent the starvation of the civilian population.
** Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS Saratoga is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the Baker device during Operation Crossroads.
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** 94. plutonium, Pu, named after the dwarf planet Pluto, following the same naming rule as it follows neptunium and Pluto follows Neptune in the pre-2006 planetary sequence ( 1940 ).
** While studying photographs taken in January, Clyde Tombaugh confirms the existence of Pluto, a heavenly body considered a planet until 2006, when the term " planet " was officially defined.
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** The Adventures of Pluto Nash-Warner Bros .-Martin Bregman / Michael Scott Bregman / Louis A. Stroller
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** Millennium Force opens at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio as the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster.
** The Verrazano Narrows Bridge opens to traffic ( the world's longest suspension bridge at this time ).
** The Mackinac Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge between anchorages at the time, opens in the US to connect Michigan's two peninsulas.
** Assembly of the world's first general purpose electronic computer, the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer ( ENIAC ), is completed.
** The Hungarian Forint is introduced in Hungary by the government, ending the world's biggest hyperinflation in the country.
** The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical, opens at New York City's Sullivan Street Playhouse where it will play for 42 years.
** The world's first peaceful establishment of a social democratic government takes place in Sweden.
** After a successful mission aboard Salyut 1, the world's first manned space station, the crew of the Soyuz 11 spacecraft are killed when their air supply leaks out through a faulty valve.
** Garfield, which eventually becomes the world's most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
** Motorola introduces the Motorola MicroTAC Personal Cellular Telephone, then the world's smallest mobile phone.
** Magnum XL-200 opens at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio as the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster.
** commissions the Yongle Encyclopedia, one of the world's earliest and largest known general encyclopedias.
** The Iron Bridge is erected across the River Severn in Shropshire, the world's first bridge built entirely of cast iron.
** * Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise ( LITE )-70, 000-square-foot facility at the Research Park ; owns the world's first six-sided, digital virtual reality cube as well as the world's largest digital 3-D auditorium.