Sep 14, 2019
September 14. In 1741, George Handel completed the "Messiah" in time for an orphans' charity concert. In 1866, the typewriter ribbon was patented. In 1899, Henry Bliss became the first automobile fatality in New York City. In 1901, President McKinley died from an assassin's bullet (anarchist Leon Czolgosz). In 1975, Pope Paul VI declared Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton the first US-born saint. In 1984, Joe Kittinger became the first person to fly a balloon solo across the Atlantic. Happy Birthday, Mae Boren Axton, Constance Baker Motley, Kate Millett, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland,
Amy Winehouse. Mission: Be your own Messiah. Why wait?