October 22, 2013


On this day in 1797 André-Jacques Garnerin jumped out of a hot air balloon and floated to Earth under during the first silk parachute descent. He was crowned Official Aeronaut of France for his derring-do. More importantly, he got his own Google Doodle.


Professor Longnose said...

Sadly, your doodle link went to an Australian google page with no doodle.

punkinsmom said...

That is because it was the only place that had to doodle when I posted at 4 a.m., Professor. I have now fixed it.

Professor Longnose said...

Those Australians are so undependable.

Hey, have you heard the news? http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/10/22/Police-Officer-Fired-After-Shooting-and-Pepper-Spraying-Squirrel