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April 20, 1961

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1961, American engineer Harold Graham made the first manned rocket backpack flight in Niagara Falls, New York. He rose to a height of feet and flew a distance of over 100 feet, proving that the concept was possible. Unfortunately, a person couldn’t carry enough fuel to make the rocket-pack … Continue reading

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