(Seize the Day!)
My USAF radar shop
Airplanes and Rockets:
My personal hobby website
My daughter Sally's horse riding website
1880: Edison Lamp Works, the first electric incandescent lamp factory in the U.S., was opened in Menlo Park, NJ. 1908: The Model-T Ford was announced to be available for $850. 1942: The Bell P-59 Airacomet fighter, the first U.S. jet, makes maiden flight. 1962: Johnny Carson succeeded Jack Paar as regular host of NBC's "Tonight" show. 1969: The Anglo-French Concorde broke the sound barrier for the first time. 1979: The Canal Zone was turned back over to Panama. 1981: EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) Center opened in Florida. 2001: The world's first 3-G, W-CDMA wireless network debuted in Japan (by NTT DoCoMo).