November 21st

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 21st, 1694

Francois – Marie Arouet, better known with his pen name Voltaire, is born. He was a French  Enlightenment writer and philosopher.He is most famous for introducing the freedom of religion  and free trade.

 

 

November 21st, 1877

Thomas Edison presents the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound.

 

 

 

November 21st, 1898

Rene Magritte, a Belgian surrealist painter, is born.

 

 

November 21st, 1905

Albert Einstein publishes a paper with title Does the inertia of a body depends upon its energy  content? in the Journal of Annalen der Physik.The paper led to the mass-energy equivalence  formula Emc² .

 

 

November 21st, 1942

Bob Klampet, american cartoonist, creates the cartoon character Tweety the bird who is always trying to get away from Silvester the cat.

 

 

 

November 21st, 2004

The island of Dominica is hit by a destructive earthquake.The northern part of the island is  most damaged.

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