Wiley Post - an Oklahoma native – took off from New York City to become the first person to make a solo flight around the world! He took a Northern Hemisphere route and covered the 15,000 miles in seven days, 18 hours and 49 minutes.
Wiley Post was credited for being the one who discovered the Jet stream
On August 15, 1935, with fellow Oklahoman Will Rogers riding shotgun, their plane crashed in Point Barrow, Alaska. Wiley was 36 and Will was 55…
8′ 11.1″ tall Robert Wadlow, the tallest human being ever documented, passed away at age 22 in Manistee, Michigan, of cellulitis, an inflammation of muscular tissue.
By the age of five, he was 5’4″
By the age of 10, he was 6’5″
By 13, he was the world’s tallest boy scout at 7’4″
When he graduated high school at the age of 17, he was 8’3″
and then, when he passed away (way too young!) at 22, he was 8’11.1″ tall
The film Wedding Crashers premiered!
Watch out for those stage-five clingers!!!
and then lastly…
Twitter was launched!!!
The first tweets were actually tweeted out by founder Jack Dorsey and crew on March 21, 2006, but the full version of Twitter was released to the public on July 15, 2006!
What was your first tweet??
Here was mine:
It was a lyric by Nelly!
Check out your first tweet here: https://discover.twitter.com/first-tweet