Photo Prompt

Daily Photo (6/16/20) – Perfect Timing

Photo — “Perfect Timing”

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September 3, 1962. Test pilot Bob Sowray safely ejects from his RAF Lightining Interceptor.

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Photo Prompt

Daily Photo (5/28/20) – Flying High

Photo — “High Flyer, 1910”

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July 1910. New York. “Clifford B. Harmon seated in aeroplane.” Aviator and land developer. 5×7 glass negative, Bain News Service.

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On This Day

TODAY IS MAY 21, 2020!

MAY 21, 2020

Today is:

Hummus Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

National Memo Day

 National Notebook Day

  National Strawberries and Cream Day

  National Waiters and Waitresses Day

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

ALEXANDER POPE (1688-1744) — English poet & translator. Second-most quoted author in the English language, after Shakespeare.
HENRI ROUSSEAU (1844-1910) — French post-impressionist painter.
AL FRANKEN  (1951) — American comedian, actor, and former politician.
MR. T (1952) — American actor, professional wrestler, and TV personality (The A-Team, Rocky III, Mister T)
THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. (1972-1997) — American rapper.  Known for becoming embroiled in the mid 1990s, East Coast-West Coast hip-hop feud.

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

1881 – The American Red Cross is founded in Washington DC by Clara Barton.
1927 Charles Lindbergh lands The Spirit of St. Louis  in Paris, completing the world’s first nonstop solo trans-Atlantic flight.
1932 Amelia Earhart is forced by bad weather to land her plane in Derry, Northern Ireland, becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
1946 – Physicist Louis Slotin is fatally irradiated during a criticality incident while working on the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos.
2005 – The world’s tallest roller coaster, Kingda Ka, opens at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.
2017 – The Ringling Brothers and  Barnum & Bailey Circus holds its final performance.