First Paris-Istanbul Run of the Orient Express / Sputnik's launch inspired satellite navigation systems - October 4


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The Orient Express started its service from Paris to Istanbul, then often called Constantinople, on this day in 1883. / On this day, the Soviets launched Sputnik, which inspired scientists to begin using satellites to create navigation systems.

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