In History – Loop-the-loop Roller Coaster
TODAY IN HISTORY - February 5th:
1901 - Loop-the-loop centrifugal RR (roller coaster) patented by Ed Prescot
1921 - Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium
1971 - Apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro Alan Shepard & Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hrs
1997 - OJ Simpson found liable in the deaths of Ron Goldman & Nicole Simpson in a civil court action.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:
1948 - Barbara Hershey, [Herzstein], (Stuntman, Shy People), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1962 - Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow], American actress (Single White Female, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle), born in Los Angeles, California
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