Emoticon smiley face Scott Fahlman posted 1st Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System 19th September 1982 colon dash parenthesis

SEPTEMBER 19 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1796 – George Washington‘s farewell address was printed across America as an open letter to the public on the 19th day of September in 1796.

1946 – The 1st Cannes Film Festival was held on the 19th day of September in 1946, after being delayed 7 years due to World War II.

1947 – Lol Creme the English singer and musician from 10ccGodley & CremeArt of Noise and many other bands, was born on the 19th September 1947.

1949 ~ Twiggy the 1960’s English model, actress, and singer was born Lesley Lawson on the 19th September 1949.

1952 – Charlie Chaplin was barred from re-entering The United States, after a trip to England on the 19th day of September in 1952.

1967 – Gunnar Nelson & Matthew Nelson the American musician twins from the band Nelson were born on the 19th day of September in 1967.

1970 – The 1st Glastonbury Festival was held at Michael Eavis‘s farm in Glastonbury, United Kingdom on the 19th day of September in 1970.

1981 – Simon & Garfunkel reunited for a free concert in New York’s Central Park on the 19th day of September in 1981.

1982 ~ The EMOTiCON : – ) was born on the 19th day of September in 1982, when Scott Fahlman posted the 1st documented emoticons :-) and :-( on the Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System. 

Emoticon smiley face Scott Fahlman posted 1st Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System 19th September 1982 colon dash parenthesis
The Emoticon smiley face first posted by Scott Fahlman at Carnegie Mellon University on the Bulletin Board System on 19th September 1982

The text of Scott Fahlman’s original proposal, posted to the Carnegie Mellon University computer science general board on 19 September 1982 at 11:44am, was thought to be lost, but was recovered by Jeff Bairdfrom old backup tapes, 20 years later. 

1st Emoticon smiley face email Scott Fahlman posted Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System 19th September 1982
The 1st documented Emoticon smiley face message by Scott Fahlman posted on the Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System (19th September 1982)

1987 – Danielle Panabaker the American actress was born on the 19th September 1987.

Today in History for September 19th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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