Sunday, January 6, 2008
On January 6, ...
... 1942, Pan Am's "Pacific Clipper," a Boeing 314 "flying boat" like that at right, landed in New York City, completing the 1st around-the-world flight by a commercial airline -- a feat begun on December 2, 1941.
... 1992, a judge in Québec, Canada, ruled that a 25-year-old woman known only as "Nancy B," who was paralyzed, suffering from a rare neurological disorder, and on life support, had the right to refuse further medical treatment. Life support was removed, and she died, the following month.