On this day: Albert Berry’s parachute jump

Albert Berry successfully landed a parachute jump from an aeroplane on the 1st of March, 1912. The jump took place in Missouri, and Berry landed at Jefferson Barracks.

Albert Berry’s parachute jump in 1912 1st March

Landing the jump.

Though it was claimed this was the first successful jump of its kind, Grant Morton is said to have successfully executed a jump in California in 1911.

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