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This Week In Business Travel History – 12 February 2012

This Week In Business Travel History – 12 February 2012

An unusual business trip took place in 1633 as Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei traveled to Rome to face charges of heresy for asserting that the earth revolves around the sun. Galileo was also born this week in 1564.
Construction was started on the 101-mile-long Suez Canal in 1859. Ten years later, the task was completed. While construction was still going on, the first ship passed through the canal in February of …