Evel Knievel died two years ago

Where has that time gone? It’s scary to think that time passes so quickly and before you know it another childhood hero form many has passed away.

Evel Knievel was the dare devil of them all. He was the stuntman that inspired milliosn of people to push themselves and get up and try again. He was tha man that pushed him self to achive what seemed as though it could not be done. He was the hero that would fail but get back up again, and that’s why people loved him.

See Evel Knievel in action

Ferdinand Porsche

Today the birthday of the Austro-Hungarian auto engineer Ferdinand Porsche (born 3 September 1875). Most recognised for creating the Volkswagen Beetle as well as many of the early Porsche cars.

Fact: The Elefant Porsche was awarded in 1937 the German National Prize for Art and Science, which is one of the rarest decorations in Germany.