Andre-Jacques Garnerin

When Was the First Parachute Jump? What Was the Highest? And More

When Was the First Parachute Jump? The Google Doodle for today, October 22, 2013 celebrates the 216th anniversary of the first successful and public parachute jump. Andre-Jacques Garnerin was the pioneering Frenchman behind that feat jumping some 3,200 feet from a hot air ...

When Was the First Parachute Jump? What Was the Highest? And More

When Was the First Parachute Jump? The Google Doodle for today, October 22, 2013 celebrates the 216th anniversary of the first successful and public parachute jump. Andre-Jacques Garnerin was the pioneering Frenchman behind that feat jumping some 3,200 feet from a hot air ...