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"Holy priceless collection of Etruscan snoods!" Batman hit tv (pow!) OTD in 1966! (And yes, that's a real quote.) http://t.co/lvZh9DHQ This tweet was posted on January 12, 2012.
"Speed Queen" Jackie Cochran became the 1st woman to break the sound barrier OTD in 1953, with Chuck Yeager as her wingman! This tweet was posted on May 18, 2012.
#OTD in 1954. The dedication of the SFO Terminal Building (now Terminal 2) was held! #TBT #ThrowbackThursday This tweet was posted on August 27, 2015.
#OTD in 1982, the Boeing 757 took its first flight. Designed to be more fuel efficient than its predecessor, the trijet 727, the twinjet 757 was used by airlines around the world on short- to medium-range flights. Over 1,000 of the aircraft were built. #AvGeek This tweet was posted on February 19, 2021.
#Onthisday in 1941, #PanAm's Captain John Tilton departed San Francisco for the first airmail service to Fiji. #AviationHistory #tdih #otd This tweet was posted on November 05, 2016.
1st Balloon Hoax? Edgar Allen Poe's fictional story of crossing the Atlantic in 3 days by gas balloon was published as truth OTD in 1844. This tweet was posted on April 13, 2012.
A Sikorsky S-42, “Brazilian Clipper” arrives Rio de Janeiro on 8/18/1934 by artist John T. McCoy. #otd #traveltuesday This tweet was posted on August 18, 2015.
Amelia Earhart became the 16th woman to be issued a pilot license from the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale OTD in 1923. This tweet was posted on May 16, 2012.
Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California OTD in 1935. #AVgeeks This tweet was posted on January 11, 2012.
Boeing's 727 took off OTD in 1963. Close on its heels, the much larger 747 lifted off in 1969, beginning the age of the jumbo jet. #AVgeeks This tweet was posted on February 09, 2012.
Can you believe it has been 20 years? On December 1, 2001, the final Trans World Airlines (TWA) flight departed from Kansas City, Missouri, and landed in St. Louis. #avgeek #OTD This tweet was posted on December 01, 2021.
Elvis Presley hit the music charts for the 1st time w/ "Heartbreak Hotel" OTD in 1956 http://t.co/c7zfJ2Yk This tweet was posted on February 22, 2012.
Fashion history: nylon stockings went on sale OTD in 1940. Stronger & cheaper than silk, DuPont sold 64 million pairs within one year! This tweet was posted on May 15, 2012.
George Burns & Gracie Allen made their radio debut OTD in 1932. Their 18 years in radio were followed by 8 on TV. http://t.co/Kofsntut This tweet was posted on February 15, 2012.
Happy b'day to a local icon: the SF Mint was est. by Congress OTD in 1852- location for the 2nd US Mint was thanks to the 1849 Gold Rush. This tweet was posted on July 03, 2012.
Legend has it that bloomers were popularized OTD in 1848 by Amelia Bloomer, who wore them to the Seneca Falls, NY Women's Rights Convention. This tweet was posted on July 19, 2012.
Mills Field rolled out the red carpet for Charles Lindbergh & The Spirit of St. Louis OTD in 1927! http://t.co/2dQBwDTArO #avgeek #sfhistory This tweet was posted on September 16, 2014.
OTD in 1912, Robert Fowler arrives in FL, completing the 1st West->East transcontinental flight, having left CA on Oct. 19, 1911. #AVgeeks This tweet was posted on February 10, 2012.
OTD in 1931, the 1st non-stop transpacific flight took off from Japan, landing in Washington the following day. This tweet was posted on October 04, 2012.
On October 16, 1926, St. Louis sent a telegram to SF stating they no intent to create or own a city airport. #OTD This tweet was posted on October 16, 2015.
RCA Victor introduced the 7 in. 45 rpm record OTD in 1949. Holding under 5 minutes of music, it was perfect for jukeboxes & singles. This tweet was posted on January 10, 2012.
RT @ArhoolieFdn: The great #LightningHopkins was born #OTD in 1912. Here's a glimpse at his mastery from @LesBlankFilms 1967 documentary "T… This tweet was posted on March 15, 2019.
RT @BoeingAirplanes: #OTD 7 years ago, we began assembly on the first 747-8i. Turn your sound on for this one. #avgeek #flashback https://t… This tweet was posted on May 03, 2017.
RT @BoeingAirplanes: #OTD in 1957, we rolled out the first production 707 jet from the same location we roll out P-8s today #avgeek https:/… This tweet was posted on October 28, 2017.
RT @BoeingAirplanes: #OTD in 1968: The very first #Boeing 747-100 was preparing for its big debut to the 🌎. More than 231 feet long with a… This tweet was posted on August 28, 2018.
RT @BoeingAirplanes: #OTD in 1994, the world watched as our #Boeing 777 took to the skies for the first time. The 777 is going strong today… This tweet was posted on June 12, 2018.
RT @BoeingAirplanes: First we invented. Then we innovated. #OTD in 2003, the 777-300ER had its 1st flight. Take a look at then & now. https… This tweet was posted on February 24, 2017.
RT @BoeingDefense: #OTD 1928: #AmeliaEarhart became 1st woman to fly across the Atlantic, inspiring future aviators. #Boeing100 #FBF https:… This tweet was posted on June 17, 2016.
RT @DeptofDefense: #OTD in 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed August 19, #NationalAviationDay This tweet was posted on August 19, 2015.
RT @NMAAHC: Born #OTD in 1906, Willa Brown-Chappell was the 1st African American woman to earn a pilot’s license in the United States. #APe… This tweet was posted on January 22, 2017.
RT @SmithsonianChan: Happy birthday Orville Wright! Born #OTD in 1871. #NationalAviationDay https://t.co/KwzUiBqGrs https://t.co/Bkdhw43L64 This tweet was posted on August 19, 2016.
RT @airandspace: #OTD in 1903, the 1903 Wright Flyer made a brief 3.5-second first flight attempt. The Flyer's performance inspired Wilbur… This tweet was posted on December 14, 2021.
RT @airandspace: #OTD in 1908, the Wright brothers began flight trials on an aircraft built for the US Army Signal Corps. In 1909, Wright M… This tweet was posted on September 03, 2020.
RT @airandspace: #OTD in 1918, Katherine Johnson was born. As a mathematician who calculated trajectories for some of NASA’s most important… This tweet was posted on August 26, 2021.
RT @airandspace: #OTD in 1927: Charles Lindbergh completed his goodwill tour of 48 U.S. states: https://t.co/g8dTJAxR40 https://t.co/LGqvy1… This tweet was posted on October 23, 2017.
RT @airandspace: #OTD in 1929, Blanche Noyes flew solo for the first time. She would earn her pilot's license that July, becoming the first… This tweet was posted on February 16, 2022.