First Hominid Briton Found at Piltdown, Sussex

  • Piltdown Man, thought to be the fossilized skull of a hitherto unknown form of early human, was presented to the
    a famous paleontological hoax concerning the f...

    a famous paleontological hoax concerning the finding of the remains of a previously unknown early human. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    Geological Society of London. Dr. A.S. Woodard told a reporter, “That this skull, representing a hitherto unknown species, is the missing link, I have no doubt.” In 1953, the Piltdown Man would be revealed to be a hoax.

  • Japanese Army Captains Yoshitoshi Tokugawa and Kumazo Hino became the first military pilots in Japan, with Hino flying a German Grade monoplane for 1,200 meters and Tokugawa flying for four minutes in a French Farman biplane.
  • The United States warned rebel leaders in the Republic of Santo Domingo (now the Dominican Republic) not to take action against the new government, or the U.S. would intervene.

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