Google doodle celebrates 216th anniversary of the first parachute jump by Andre-Jacques Garnerin.


Google on Tuesday gave users an opportunity two experience the famous historic event – Worlds first parachute jump by Andre-Jacques Garnerin. The users can now make Andre’s balloon move according to their wish using there left and right arrow keys. This interactive Google doodle represents the – “Garnerin’s feat on October 22, 1797, at Parc Monceau in Paris. The then 28-year-old rode a basket below a balloon and jumped from a height of 32,00 feet, using a frameless, seven-metre silk parachute. The parachute was Garnerin’s own invention.” – as told by


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