Friday, January 23, 2015

Happy Frisbee Day

Today — January 23 — is traditionally celebrated as the Frisbee's birthday.  HAPPY frisBee-DAY!

According to the original manufacturer of the Frisbee: "Introduced to the consumer market in 1957 as the Pluto Platter™ (the name inspired by the country's obsession with Unidentified Flying Objects), it was modified in 1958, renamed the FRISBEE® disc, and has become an American icon."

To be historically accurate...on this day in history - 58 years ago - the contract for plastic flying saucer type toy (AKA Frisbee) was signed. View this original 1957 Wham-O contract between Fred Morrison's plastic flying toy and Wamo (AKA Wham-O).

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