THIS MONTH'S OLD NEWS: February & March, 2018

Vol. 29, No. 4



Einstein later wrote: "Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth."

- Family Contests Will of Alfred Nobel

Nobel mistrusted lawyers and had written the will by himself.

- Female Composer Publishes Songs Under Her Brother's Name

She composed over 400 works, of which only ten were published.

- Airplane Crosses English Channel

"The moment is supreme, but I surprise myself by feeling no emotion."




- Goodyear Invents Treatment For Rubber

He had made so many premature claims of success that no one at first believed him.

- Adolphe Ochs Buys New York Times

He would "give the news impartially, without fear or favor, regardless of party, sect, or interests involved."




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