Scott Dibble

Winter weather cuts off Ellicott City in 1899 [History Matters]

February 1965

Leaving on a jet plane

From the Times social news:

"Three weeks ago, Mr. Malcolm Disney of Highland, Mr. Morris Mickols and Mr. Hardy Randall, Sr. of Clarksville arrived in Sanford, Florida for shad fishing. Two weeks later, Mr. T. Ormonde Nichols and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brown arrived. The fishing is fine!.

"Mr. and Mrs. H. Jones Baker, Jr. of Mt. Hebron Drive, left Friendship Airport by jet on Tuesday morning of this week for a vacation in Miami and other Florida cities."

The song "Leaving on a Jet Plane" wasn't written until the next year. It was written by John Denver, with a very...