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Katrina Makes Landfall-Aug 2005 (was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that made landfall on Florida and Louisiana in August 2005, causing catastrophic damage; particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas. Subsequent flooding, caused largely as a result of fatal engineering flaws in the flood protection system known as levees around the city of New Orleans, precipitated most of the loss of lives. The storm was the third major hurricane of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, as well as the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record to make landfall in the contiguous United States, behind only the 1935 Labor Day hurricane, Hurricane Camille in 1969, and Hurricane Michael in 2018)
"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
Minnesota Becomes the 32nd State-May 11, 1885 (was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has a large number of lakes, and is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord (means The Star of the North)
Calling it a night...…………………..
Nebraska became the 37th state on March 1, 1867, and the capital was moved from Omaha to the center at Lancaster, later renamed Lincoln after the recently assassinated President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
Orville and Wilbur Wright's First Flight-Dec 17, 1903 (
Patent no: US3470828A
The first patent called: Electromagnetic inductive suspension and stabilization system for a ground vehicle
This has resulted in the mag-lev train
Queen Rocks Live Aid-July 13, 1985 (
Round the world record held by the female cyclist Jenny Graham. She is is a Scottish endurance cyclist. In 2018 she became the fastest woman to cycle round the world unsupported.