New Haven, Ct. – July 20, 1902

New Haven, Ct. – July 20, 1902

On July 20, 1902, aeronaut Charles Hillman was about to take off in a balloon at New Haven when it caught fire and was destroyed.  Hillman was not injured.

Source: New York Times, “Balloon Destroyed By Fire” July 21, 1902.

 

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