(Seize the Day!)
My USAF radar shop
Airplanes and Rockets:
My personal hobby website
My daughter Sally's horse riding website
1841: Benjamin Franklin (BF) Goodrich, founder of America's rubber industry, was born. 1862: Richard Gatling received patent for his machine gun. 1873: first U.S. patent for a gold crown issued to Dr. John Beers of San Francisco, CA. 1879: The cash register was invented by James J. (Jake) Ritty. 1922: The entrance to King Tutankhamun's (King Tut) tomb was discovered. 1952: General Dwight D. Eisenhower swept a victory in the American presidential elections. 1979: Iranian Islamic militants seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran and took 63 Americans hostage. 1980: Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmah Carter in a landslide.