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My History Buff

July 15, 2011

Since Grisha has a passion for history, I thought I’d share some events that took place on October 22. In 1721, Tsar Peter the Great became the first “All Russian Imperator.” In 1797, Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute jump out of a hot air balloon in Paris. In 1861,  the first telegraph line connecting the East and West coasts of the United States was complete.

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