The death of Pilatre de Rozier during an attempt to cross the English Channel.
June 15, 1785. Rozier was the first aeronaut to lose his life as the result of
an accident. In: "Histoire des Ballons et des Aeronautes Celebres," by Gaston
Tissandier, 1887, p. 95. Library Call Number TL616 .T57 1887