February 29, 1908

On February 29, 1908, Dutch scientists produced solid helium for the first time. The party balloons proposed using solid helium for the discovery party were found to be an utter failure. They were found to float like the proverbial lead balloon.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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