On this day: November 21

Published On: Nov 20 2012 02:35:16 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 21 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Thomas Edison announces the phonograph, "Frankenstein" terrorizes moviegoers, Tweety Bird makes his debut, and millions tune in to find out "who shot J.R.," all on this day.

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1969: The first permanent link on the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET), the precursor to the Internet, is established between UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute.

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