Historical Events In December - 01
Thursday, 19 April 2018
1913 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts) on this day in history.
1913 Mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom on December - 01.
1913 On this day in history continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38)
1914 On December - 01 dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32)
1916 On this day in history charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58
1917 Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb
1917 On this day in history marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)
1918 Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown on this day in history.
1918 On December - 01 danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence
1918 Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire on December - 01.
1919 On December - 01 lady Astor sworn-in as first female member of British Parliament
1919 AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)
1921 On December - 01 the Detroit Steam Motors Corporation announced the Trask steam car, a favorite project of automobile distributor O.C. Trask.
1921 The First US helium-filled dirigible makes first flight on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history uS Post Office establishes philatelic agency
1921 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight on this day in history.
1921 Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on December - 01.
1922 On December - 01 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF
1922 On this day in history geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
1923 CFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto on this day in history.
1923 Stansfield Turner, CIA director on December - 01.
1924 Calles becomes president of Mexico on December - 01.
1925 On this day in history treaty of Locarno signed
1925 On December - 01 david Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels)
1925 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54 on December - 01.
1926 On December - 01 allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)
1926 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1928 On December - 01 cFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton
1929 BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe on December - 01.
1929 On this day in history game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe
1930 On this day in history ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent
1930 On December - 01 nHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty