First Public Flight by an American Female Aviator
On October 23, 1910, Blanche Scott became the first American female pilot to make a public flight.
Happy Birthday, Hank Williams
Hiram King “Hank” Williams was born on September 17, 1923, In Butler County, Alabama.
On August 12, 1960, Echo I, the world’s first passive communications satellite, was placed in orbit around the Earth
The International Telecommunication Union
On May 17, 1865, the International Telegraph Union (ITU), which later became the International Telecommunication Union, was founded.
American Radio Relay League Saves Lives
On March 28, 1964, amateur radio operators provided essential emergency communications in the wake of a devastating earthquake in Alaska.
War of the Worlds Broadcast
On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles created a panic with his War of the Worlds broadcast, which some listeners believed was a real news story.