It seems it was a coincidence that there were two events taking on the same day, events separated by over 4,000 years.
On the Science Channel was a series of shows that delved into ancient Egypt, showing us the Egyptians were far more advanced than many have thought, particularly in the sciences. Ancient Egyptian medical knowledge rivaled that of the early/mid-20th century, using many of the same types of medical instruments for the same purposes.
Later the same day, various TV channels showed the launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft from Cape Canaveral, a return of America to manned spaceflight. They made it look easy.