History: October 13, 1929: 10 Famous Memorials and Monuments

Square of the French Revolution in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Digging Deeper On October 13, 1929, Joze Plecnik, Slovenian architect, revealed his memorial to Napoleon Bonaparte on the Square of the French Revolution in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  A major influence on the architecture of Slovenia, Plecnik was not a favorite of the communists after World War II and fell from influence.  Plecnik and others have left...
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October 13, 1983: First American Cell Phone Network Opens in Chicago

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A Brief History On October 13, 1983, with a network in the Chicago area, Ameritech Mobile Communications (later renamed Ameritech Cellular and then AT&T Mobility) opened the first mobile phone service in the United States. Digging Deeper History and Headlines Trivia:  The Guinness Book of World Records claims that David Cotorno, one of the early Chicago-area...
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