Return Today in the History of Pioneers, Explorers, Aviators and Historic Firsts Return

AUGUST 23

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
Icon
Icon
1937 Carl Crane Makes First Fully Automated Landing at Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Aviation History Historic Firsts Texas State Historical Association
1962 First Live Television Satellite Broadcast Between U.S. & Europe European History Television History of Technology Historic Firsts
1966 Lunar Orbiter 1 Takes the First Photograph of the Earth from the Moon Lunar Exploration Photography Historic Firsts NASA
1977 Bryan Allen Pedals Gossamer Condor for First Human-Powered Flight of 1+ Miles Gossamer Condor Historic Firsts National Air and Space Museum

Have an item you would like for us to add? Let us know!

Click Here! E-mail