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1906: First Photoelectric Fax Transmission  
E-mail. E-business. Virtual reality. The recent advances in information technology are already part of everyday life. People are no longer talking about the good old fax machine. Interestingly enough, it's even older than most of us would think: its beginnings reach back to the mid 19th century.

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1813: Georg Büchner
1956: First Commercial Nuclear Power Station
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11.12.2023 Sudan: Red Cross decries deadly, 'deliberate' convoy attack
The ICRC said the attack killed two people and injured seven others. The Sudanese army said the convoy violated an agreement by approaching its defensive positions.
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Zitat des Tages
Zitat des Tages
Which German writer, born 17 October 1813, paved the way for early expressionist drama?
  Thomas Mann
  Heinrich Böll
  Georg Büchner