Wernher von Braun was born. The controversial German
rocket scientist who developed the V2 rocket for the Nazis,
and was a major influence in placing a man on the Moon for the
Americans in 1969.
unsinkable RMS Titanic sank on its maiden voyage from Southampton
in England to New York in the USA. The ship collided with an
iceberg off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland with the lost of
Wright died. One of the brothers who was first to succeed in
powered flight in the Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903. Wilbur's
flight lasted 59 seconds, and managed 852ft.
erupted in the Balkans.
Chinese National Party (Kuomintang) was founded.
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