Portable Typewriter ( 1957 ) This was the first day of the sale of Smith-Corona portable typewriters. This company had been producing typewriters since 1886, when it created the first upper and lower-case typing model. It is very easy to forget that just 50 years ago most typing was done on manual typewriters without error correction, spell checking or word processing. If you are old enough to remember offices from those years the most distinct sound in any office was the sound of old fashioned mechanical typewriters being worked by office typists.
Ski Lift Accident
4th February ( 1998 ) : A U.S. Marine Jet crashed into the Cavalese cable-car ski lift in the town of Cavalese located in the Italian Alps, about 20 miles from Trento, Italy. A team of 20 people had crashed to the ground and 20 people had been killed as a result.
4th February ( 1997 ) : A civil jury panel in Santa Monica, California had determined that O.J. Simpson was guilty of the deaths of both his ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. He had originally been acquitted in the year 1995.
Facebook 4th February ( 2004 ) Facebook, a mainstream online social network is founded by Mark Zuckerberg.