It’s been a good week-plus for innovation-oriented anniversaries.
- On May 15, 1930, the first stewardesses went on duty.
- On May 17, 1792, the New York Stock Exchange formed.
- On May 20, 1927, Charles Lindbergh embarked on the first transatlantic flight.
- On May 21, 1881, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.
- On May 22, 1761, the first life insurance policy was issued in the US.