Friday, May 15, 2009

Today in History - 15 May

1980 1st trans-U.S. balloon crossing

1941 1st British turbojet flies

1940 1st nylon stockings sold in U.S.

1940 1st successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300

1918 1st airmail postal service (New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.)

1918 1st regular airmail service (between New York and Washington) inaugurated

1672 1st copyright law enacted by Massachusetts

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