Historical Holidays III

It’s been a good week or so for innovation-oriented anniversaries.

  • On May 26, 1977, the movie Star Wars premiered.
  • On May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge was completed.
  • On May 29, 1953, Hillary and Norgay were the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
  • On May 30, 1783, the first American daily newspaper began publishing.
  • On June 1, 1938, Superman first appeared in a comic book.