July 19th - Today in American History
1848 - The Women's Rights Convention held by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (picture above) and Lucretia C. Mott took place in Seneca Fall, NY. where they introduced Bloomers, a "scandalous" knee-length, loose-fitting pants worn under a dress.
1860 - The 1st railroad reaches Kansas, the locomotive and car were ferried up the Missouri River and placed on the track.
1939 - Dr. Roy P. Scholz became the first surgeon to use fiberglass sutures.
1961 - Regular in-flight movies began with the showing of “By Love Possessed”, starring Lana Turner, Jason Robards and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. on a TWA flight between New York and Los Angeles.
1969 - Apollo 11 and its astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins began orbiting the moon.
1984 - Lynn Rippelmeyer became the first female airline captain to fly a 747 “jumbo jet” across the Atlantic Ocean from Newark International Airport to London Gatwick Airport.
2017 - Licensed Loan Originators all over the country contacted American Mortgage Bank to apply for the Contract Originator Program so they can take applications for residential loans in states they're NOT licensed. Contact: Trent@AmericanMB.com or (405) 285-1234 ext. 141.