On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1788: 1st US steamboat patent issued, by Georgia to Briggs & Longstreet.
 
On this Day in History in 1793: Patent granted Ralph Hodgson, NY, for oiled silk & linen.

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: The first blizzard to be declared a Federal Emergency was in 1977, affecting upstate New York and Southern Ohio. The storm’s accumulation was only about 12 inches over 5 days, but the winds were deadly.