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On This Day – 9 September

Posted on: Mon 9 Sep 2019

On This Day;

in 1543, at just nine months old, Mary Stuart was crowned “Queen of Scots” after her father, King James V of Scotland died either from a nervous collapse or from drinking contaminated water.

in 1945, the first ever computer “bug” was found by Harvard’s Grace Hopper, a pioneer of computer programming. A moth being found in the computer system is believed to be the first time anyone used the term “bug” to describe a computer glitch.

Breakfast’s Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann explain more about these events in history.



Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image source: Wikimedia Commons 


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