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The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur as kids c. 1875

The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur as kids c. 1875

George Ohr, Self-portrait, ca. 1900   Google him...a famous potter.

George Ohr, Self-portrait, ca. 1900 Google him...a famous potter.

Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 1922.

Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 1922.

Harold J. Smith, aka Jay Silverheels Born: May 26, 1912, Died: March 5, 1980 Tribe: Mohawk Jay Silverheels was a Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful American Indian companion of the Lone Ranger in a long-running American television series. Silverheels was born Harold J. Smith on the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, near Brantford, Ontario, Canada, the son of a Canadian Mohawk Chief and military officer, A. G. E. Smith.

Harold J. Smith, aka Jay Silverheels Born: May 26, 1912, Died: March 5, 1980 Tribe: Mohawk Jay Silverheels was a Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful American Indian companion of the Lone Ranger in a long-running American television series. Silverheels was born Harold J. Smith on the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, near Brantford, Ontario, Canada, the son of a Canadian Mohawk Chief and military officer, A. G. E. Smith.

Garrett Morgan blazed a trail for African-American inventors with his many patents, including those for a hair-straightening product, a breathing device, a revamped sewing machine and an improved traffic signal.

Garrett Morgan blazed a trail for African-American inventors with his many patents, including those for a hair-straightening product, a breathing device, a revamped sewing machine and an improved traffic signal.

May 20, 1873, Levis patent for blue jeans Bavarian-born Levi Strauss headed to San Francisco in 1850. Lured by the Gold Rush, he hoped to strike it rich. He did — in denim, not gold. The savvy businessman began adding rivets to sturdy canvas for the 49ers to wear as work pants. He switched to a French material, genes, which Strauss dubbed jeans. The rest is history. (AP Photo)

This Week in History: May 20-24

May 20, 1873, Levis patent for blue jeans Bavarian-born Levi Strauss headed to San Francisco in 1850. Lured by the Gold Rush, he hoped to strike it rich. He did — in denim, not gold. The savvy businessman began adding rivets to sturdy canvas for the 49ers to wear as work pants. He switched to a French material, genes, which Strauss dubbed jeans. The rest is history. (AP Photo)

Nice closeup of Wilbur Wright (1867-1912,) who, with his brother, invented & built the world's 1st successful "flying machine."  Wilbur never married.  He once quipped that he "did not have time for both a wife and an airplane."

Nice closeup of Wilbur Wright (1867-1912,) who, with his brother, invented & built the world's 1st successful "flying machine." Wilbur never married. He once quipped that he "did not have time for both a wife and an airplane."

Young Walt Disney

Young Walt Disney

Orville Wright, Major John F. Curry, and Colonel Charles Lindbergh, who came to pay Orville a personal call at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio. June 22, 1927.

Orville Wright, Major John F. Curry, and Colonel Charles Lindbergh, who came to pay Orville a personal call at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio. June 22, 1927.

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History, Queen Elizabeth II is related to Vlad The Impaler,

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History, Queen Elizabeth II is related to Vlad The Impaler,

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