It racked me to recall past happiness and the greater peril there was of conjuring up its apparition, the quicker the thible
ran round, and the faster the handfuls of meal fell into the water.
From the perilous ascent in 1784 by feisty French teenager Elisabeth Thible
, female aeronauts have never looked back--or down!
In 1784, opera singer Elisabeth Thible
became the first woman to make a nontethered flight aboard a Montgolfier hot-air balloon, over Lyon, France.
Ensuite, s'il y a trop de votes libres, un depute thible
peut ceder aux pressions de puissants groupes de lobbying et se desolidariser des autres membres du caucus, s'exposant ainsi a etre traite en paria.
Also on This Day: 1784: French opera singer Mme Thible
became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon; 1805: The first Trooping the Colour ceremony took place at the Horse Guards Parade in London; 1913: Suffragette Emily Davison was seriously injured after throwing herself in front of the King's horse, Amner, at the Epsom Derby and later died; 1937: The first supermarket trolleys were wheeled in a Standard Supermarket owned by Sylvan Goldman in Oklahoma, in the USA; 1940: The evacuation of Dunkirk completed with 338,226 troops rescued by a huge fleet of destroyers, ferries, fishing vessels and small boats; 1944: Rome liberated by the Allies; 1963: Annabel's in Berkeley Square, London's most fashionable nightclub, was opened by Mark Birley and named after his sister.
Anniversaries: 1784: French opera singer Mme Thible
became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon; 1798: Death of Italian romantic author/librarian Giovanni Casanova; 1805: The first Trooping of the Colour took place at the Horse Guards Parade, London; 1845: War broke out between the United States and Mexico; 1926: Death of the Australian fast bowler the 'Demon' Spofforth; 1989: Tanks rolled into Beijing's Tiananmen Square and soldiers fired on thousands of unarmed pro-democracy students and workers.