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Another First

Well, looks like contracts are all sorted. So we go live with promotions and general publicity malarkey stating on October 17th.

This will be the first joint-venture hosting of ACT in the UK. Wikipedia has lots of other interesting “firsts” for October 17th. So hopefully this is a good sign:

  • 1860 – First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
  • 1888 – Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
  • 1907 – Guglielmo Marconi‘s company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
  • 1917 – First British bombing of Germany in World War I.
  • 1941 – For the first time in World War II, a German submarine attacks an American ship.
  • 1956 – The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield,in Cumbria, England.
I doubt if Wikipedia will be listing ACT for Web as a first in the future… but at least we’ve made a start!