Historical happenings

5/15/1793 Diego Marín Aguilera flies a glider for “about 360 metres”, at a height of 5-6 metres, during one of the first attempted flights.

5/15/1718 ~ James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world’s 1st machine gun

5/15/1911 ~Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act)

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