A History of Murphy's Law
"Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong" — is known as "Murphy's Law".
Murphy really did exist — Edward A. Murphy, Jr. (1918-1990) was a reliability engineer who worked on several important U.S. Air Force projects during his career. His Law came into being while he assisted Dr. John Paul Stapp at Edwards Air Force Base in the late 1940's.
But the story does not end there. While conducting his research, Spark learned that controversy has raged for ...