Apple introduces the Macintosh personal computer (1984)

Here's the original press release that a small California company called Apple released back in January 1984, announcing the launch of their new PC -- the first mass-market personal computer featuring both a graphical user interface and a mouse.
How The Wizard of Oz found the stage (1909)

How “The Wizard of Oz” found the stage (1909)

Says L Frank Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz: The thought of making my fairy tale into a play had never even occurred to me when, one evening, my doorbell rang and I found a spectacled young man standing on the mat.