14-02-2013, 08:27 PM
George Ferris's birthday celebrated by Valentine's Day Google doodle:
George Ferris is the subject of Valentine's Day Google doodle
George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. was an American engineer.
He is most famous for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.
Ferris responded with a proposed wheel from which visitors could view the entire exhibition. He called it a wheel that would "Out-Eiffel Eiffel." However, the planners weren't convinced as they feared his design for a rotating wheel towering over the grounds could not possibly be safe.
Born: February 14, 1859, Galesburg
Died: November 22, 1896, Pittsburgh
Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Just go with life as it goes.. Dont do anything silly and you'll be Happy