Saturday, 27 August 2016

Events of the day in History 1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude

Events  of  the day in History
1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude (AZADI KE PANKH CREATIONS )
27th Aug. 1783
 
August 27, 1783 Flight
of Le Globe, an unmanned experimental hydrogen-balloon, in Paris (built by Professor Charles and the Robert brothers). It flies 25 km (16 mi) from Paris to Gonesse and is destroyed by frightened peasants.