On this day in 1896 - The x-ray machine was exhibited for the first time.
"We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light." - Mary Dunbar
Eugene Burton Ely (October 21, 1886 – October 19, 1911) was an aviation pioneer, credited with the first shipboard aircraft take off and landing performed on January 18, 1911. Ely landed his Curtiss pusher airplane on a platform on the armored cruiser USS Pennsylvania anchored in San Francisco Bay. This flight was also the first ever using a tailhook system, designed and built by circus performer and aviator Hugh Robinson.
| Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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