Some very notable facts that happened on January 18… that I found particularly interesting!
|1778||Captain James Cook discovers the Hawaiian Islands, naming them the ‘Sandwich Islands’ after the First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Sandwich|
|1910||Aviator Eugene Ely performs his first successful take off and landing from a ship in San Francisco.
Can you believe man has been flying just a little over 100 years and now we are “visiting” Mars? And have astronauts living in the ISS… in S P A C E ??