“Annie Edson Taylor was an American adventurer who, on her birthday became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel. (via First person to survive trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel - Retronaut)
Annie Edson Taylor~an American Adventurer who, on her birthday, October became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She is pictured with the cat she sent over the falls in the barrel a few days earlier to test its strength.
The Golden Gate Bridge opened on May linking Marin to San Francisco. Pedestrians had the bridge to themselves on opening day. The next day, cars started crossing. (Photo provided by the Golden Gate Bridge District)