Eugène Lefebvre crashes a new French-built Wright biplane during a test flight at Juvisy, south of Paris, and dies as a result. He becomes the first 'pilot' in the world to lose his life in a powered heavier-than-air flight.
2008 – The US Government takes over the mortgage financial companies
Fannie Mae and
2011 – A plane carrying the RussianLokomotiv Yaroslavlice hockey team crashes shortly after take-off, killing 43 of the 45 people on board, with one,
Alexander Galimov, dying five days later. Some of Europe's leading ice hockey players are among those killed in the crash, as only the flight engineer, Alexander Sizov, survives.