Lost and Found – February 20th Edition

What to remember about February 20th…

  • 1792  President George Washington signs Postal Service Act; U.S. Postal Service is born
  • 1902  American photographer Ansel Adams is born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • 1933  Congress formally proposes 21st Amendment; repeal of prohibition
  • 1942  Navy Lt. Edward O’Hare becomes 1st American WWII ace pilot shooting down 5 Japanese planes himself, he is awarded Medal of Honor
  • 1962  NASA successfully launches Friendship 7 spacecraft, John Glenn becomes 1st American to orbit the Earth
  • 1993 Famed Italian industrialist and car-maker Ferruccio Elio Arturo Lamborghini dies (b. 1916)
  • 2005  Spain is 1st nation to vote on and ratify the proposed European Constitution

Lamborghini Diablo in purple

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