This Day, That Year – September 25

This Day, That Year – September 25

The first transatlantic telephone cable went into operation on this day in 1956.

Did you know that:

• British physician Dr. Charles Drysdale warned against the use of tobacco in a letter to The Times newspaper on this day in 1878 – one of the earliest public health announcements on the dangers of smoking
• Will Smith is an American actor, rapper, and film producer born on this day in 1968
• Scientists first reported that freon gases from aerosol sprays were destroying the ozone layer on this day in 1974

Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya is a fledgling journalist with a natural penchant for wordsmithery and a soft corner for environment and wildlife. A literature student, she contributes articles on history, environment and latest fads.

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