16th May 1914 (Saturday)

BORN TODAY: In Kansas City – the Grand League of the American Horseshoe Pitchers Association, now known as the (US) National Horsehoe Pitchers Association.

http://www.horseshoepitching.com/gameinfo/history.html

Science and technology: The Spectator reports on an exhibition in London by the American, French born, inventor Emile Bachelet, who has created a working model of a flying [maglev] train, intended for use for delivering postal packets, with a conjectured speed of three hundred miles per hour.

http://archive.spectator.co.uk/article/16th-may-1914/3/much-interest-has-been-caused-during-the-week-by-t

 

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