Monday 16th Dull + cloudy rained thro the day. Audrea went to school. Nothing out of the usual happened. Dont ever see Amo. nowadays. Read aloud + went to bed.
NOTES + EXPLANATIONS
On this day in history: May 16, 1927 (Monday)
- Admiral Richard E. Byrd, one of several aviators planning to fly from New York to Paris, told reporters that he would fly no earlier than the middle of the following week, after alerting his elderly mother in a phone conversation. “Byrd Won’t Start Across Atlantic for While Yet”, Spokane Daily Chronicle, May 16, 1927, p1
- A fireball was witnessed by thousands of spectators in Missouri and Kansas, streaking across the sky shortly before midnight and then exploding near the General Hospital on the south side of Kansas City, Missouri.
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