On this Day in History in 1790: Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor.
On this Day in History in 1920: Francis G. Pease’s interferometer at Mount Wilson Observatory is the first to measure the diameter of a star – the Betelgeuse.
On this Day in History in 1901: 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes.
If you build it, they will buy it. They will love it. They will use it.
Wouldn’t have to ask me twice. So long as it’s not like 1984 or The Giver.
On this Day in History in 1936: Radium E. became the first radioactive substance to be produced synthetically.