Every group has its imaginers and dreamers looking to weave their tribe’s stories into a tale waiting to be heard. Today it’s the Palestinians’ turn.
1927. Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in “The Spirit of St. Louis.”
1910. A year of portents and changes.
1907. Oklahoma becomes a state, the United States limits immigration, and on December 31 at midnight, the first electric ball drops in Times Square.
1906. Sweden is in the middle of a national crisis.
1903. Marie Curie and her husband Pierre receive the Nobel Prize in Physics, Orville Wright pilots the first modern airplane, and Henry Ford founds Ford Motors.