On this day in History 1/21

on this day

The Concorde supersonic jet begins commercial flights

On this day in history 01/21/2021 with two scheduled routes, London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio, the Concorde begins ferrying commercial customers at 1,350 miles per hour, breaking the sound barrier and reducing transcontinental travel time by roughly half.

Courtesy of Bill Abbott, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Author: Tom M

Curator @ Echoes of History. Lover of History, Travel, Politics, Music, Space and Haunted Locations. 25 years of experience in Music Industry working at MI5 Recordings & Universal Music Group. Preserving history each moment at a time.

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