Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wednesday January 6

It Happened On This Day: January 6
       1930: The first diesel-engine automobile trip is completed (from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York City).
      1942:  Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.

Famous Elder Generation people born on January 6:
       1930 – Vic Tayback, American actor (d. 1990)
       1937 – Lou Holtz, American football coach
       1940 Penny Lernoux, American journalist (d. 1989)
       1944 – Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Swiss immunologist, Nobel laureate

Feature Year is 1930   Link to Wikipedia 1930 click here
Note from MissDazey: Most of the information on the new Wednesday feature will come directly from Wikipedia. When I give links to other sites, news sites, blogs, etc I will give credit to the author.
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