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  • U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 2, 1942

    Nuclear Power

    Chicago Pile-1

    U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 2, 1942

    In the United States, where Fermi and Szilárd had both emigrated, the discovery of the nuclear chain reaction led to the creation of the first man-made reactor, the research reactor known as Chicago Pile-1, which achieved criticality on December 2, 1942.




  • New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 30, 1942

    Frank Sinatra

    The legendary opening at the Paramount Theatre

    New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 30, 1942

    His appeal to bobby soxers, as teenage girls of that time were called, revealed a whole new audience for popular music, which had been recorded mainly for adults up to that time.The phenomenon became officially known as "Sinatramania" after his "legendary opening" at the Paramount Theatre in New York on December 30, 1942.




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