1912 certainly was a year to remember

May 25th, 2007    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: Opinion

1912 was an interesting year. Cincinnatian William Howard Taft was President of the United States. Redland Field opened in Cincinnati, later to be named Crosley Field.

A first class stamp only cost .02 cents, a Model T Ford could be purchased for $600, and the total Federal Budget was measured in millions of dollars, not billions or trillions. Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts of America and New Mexico and Arizona were admitted to the Union as the 47th and 48th States.

Many other interesting things happened that year, but I want to tell you about the most interesting event I know of that occurred in 1912. To be specific, this event occurred exactly 95 years ago today, May 24, 1912. I

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