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Microsoft releases the Internet Explorer 3

It was Microsoft's first browser release with a major internal development component and also the first commercial browser with Cascading Style Sheets support. IE 3 was the first widely used version of Internet Explorer, although it did not surpass Netscape or become the browser with the most market share.

Space Shuttle Columbia lands

The mission details are classified. Early reports speculated that the primary payload was an Advanced KH-11 photo-reconnaissance satellite. Today it is widely believed that the main payload was the first SDS-2 communications satellite. Columbia travelled 3.4 million kilometres during 81 orbits of the Earth.

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