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George de Bothezat death... Helicopter pioneer...
Item # 688490
February 03, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 3, 1940
* George de Bothezat death (1st report)
* Russian American engineer & businessman
* Inventor of 1st successful, practical helicopter
The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HELICOPTER MAKER, DE BOTHEZAT, DEAD" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition .
Category: The 20th Century