This Day in American History

This Day in American History

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Lists notable births, government actions, tragedies, disasters, and accomplishments for each day of the year1899 Bernt Balchen, aviator, was born in Tveit, Norway; pilot for numerous polar flights, including first flight over the South ... 1861 The first transcontinental telegraph line was completed; the first telegram was received by President Lincoln from Sacramento, Cal. ... 1887 George W. Borg, manufacturer, was born in West Burlington, Ia.; helped develop disc auto/truck clutch; a founder, auto parts firm (Borganbsp;...

Title:This Day in American History
Author:Ernie Gross
Publisher:VNR AG - 1990


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