F. Scott Fitzgerald was an American novelist, essayist, short story, and screenwriter born on this day in 1896.
Did you know that:
• Henri Giffard, a French engineer, demonstrated the first engine-powered dirigible/airship flight with steam power on this day in 1852
• Georges Claude, the French inventor of neon light, was born on this day in 1870
• American fast food restaurant chain “KFC” (Kentucky Fried Chicken) opened its first franchise in Salt Lake City, Utah on this day in 1952