Posts Tagged ‘successful’
As most of you know, today is the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. Honestly, it has ben in the news so much that I didn’t see the point of doing anything here other than marking the day (you’ll note I posted on something completely differently). Here, though, is a nice list of some resources if you want them.
On St. Patrick’s Day, 1898, the USS Holland (SS-1) made her first successful submerged run. Irish-born American schoolteacher and inventor, John Phillip Holland (1842-1914) is often considered the man who contributed most to the development of the submarine. The Story of the Holland Submarine by Richard Knowles Morris was told in the January 1960 [...]