Saturday, May 16, 2009

Today in History - 16 May

1975 India annexes Principality of Sikkim

1938 1st animal breeding society forms in New Jersey

1936 1st British air hostess (Daphne Kearley) flight to France

1903 1st transcontinental motorcycle trip begins at San Francisco (George Wymann)

1881 World's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)

1874 1st recorded dam disaster in U.S. (Williamsburg Mass)

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