July 25 in history:
Several firsts on this day in history…
Two English inventors, William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone, demonstrated their telegraph for the first time on July 25th, 1837. The two men communicated between rooms about a mile-and-a-half apart.
England claims the very first “test-tube baby.” Louise Brown, the first baby conceived through in-vitro fertilization, was born on this date in 1978.
Thirty-five year old cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to walk in space on July 25th, 1984, outside the Salyut 7 space station.
“Layyyyyy-deeee!” Did you know the comedy team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis performed together for the first time on July 24th and
25th in 1946 at a club in Atlantic City? Martin and Lewis also officially broke up on July 25th, 1956.