Millennial History

By Steve Jackson

The Plastic Flying Saucer

On January 23, 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company rolled out the first batch of aerodynamic plastic disks—now known to fans all over the world as Frisbees.        The story of the Frisbee began in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where William Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie Company in 1871. Students from nearby universities would […]