On this day in 1932, world famous physicist Albert Einstein received his U.S. Visa and would eventually go on to become an American citizen in 1940. This event is in keeping with a proud American tradition of welcoming great scientific minds to our shores and conferring upon them the rights and privileges of citizenship. Apart from Albert Einstein, which one of these brilliant American immigrants is your favorite? Your choices are...
Nikola Tesla (Serbian) became a U.S. citizen in 1891 and is best known for his great achievements in the realm of electrical and mechanical engineering.
Alexander Graham Bell (Scottish) became a U.S. citizen in 1882 and is well remembered as the inventor of the telephone.
Enrico Fermi (Italian) became a U.S. citizen in 1944 and famously contributed to the development of nuclear & particle physics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics.
Werner von Braun (German) became a U.S. citizen in 1955 and is considered the father of rocket science, eventually becoming a key engineering figure at NASA.
Igor Sikorsky (Russian) became a U.S. citizen in 1928 having already established himself as a preeminent aeronautical mind who would go on to invent the world's first helicopter.
Cast your vote and we'll announce the winner via our Facebook page on Monday!
Did we leave anybody out? Make your case for someone else in the comments section.