On This Day – 12th March
Posted on: Fri 12 Mar 2021
On this day in history:
In 1913, the first foundation stone of the new city of Canberra was laid. The wife of the Governor-General, Lady Denman formally named the new capital Canberra.
In 1989, computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee presented his first proposal of something called an ‘information management system’, what later developed into HTML, to his boss at the CERN.
In 1948, American singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy award winner James Taylor was born.
Breakfast producer, Shannon Pearce, joins Breakfast’s Soph Landau and Paul Davies to tell us more.
Produced by Shannon Pearce