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1913  1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts) on December - 01.  

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  Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32) on December - 01.  

1916  Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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  Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on December - 01.  

1918  Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown on December - 01.  

1918  On this day in history danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence  


1918  Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire on December - 01.  

1919  Lady Astor sworn-in as first female member of British Parliament on December - 01.  

1919  On this day in history aA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester  

1919  Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81) on this day in history.  

1921  The Detroit Steam Motors Corporation announced the Trask steam car, a favorite project of automobile distributor O.C. Trask on December - 01.  

1921  On this day in history the First US helium-filled dirigible makes first flight  

1921  On this day in history uS Post Office establishes philatelic agency  

1921  On this day in history 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight  

1921  Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on this day in history.  

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  On December - 01 stansfield Turner, CIA director  

1924  On December - 01 calles becomes president of Mexico  

1925  Treaty of Locarno signed on December - 01.  

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  Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds) on this day in history.  

1926  Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history cFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton  

1929  BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe  

1930  On December - 01 ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent  

1930  NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty on December - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On this day in history birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On December - 01 birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

1549  On December - 01 birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

1566  On December - 01 birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

1573  On this day in history birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on December - 01.  


Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  On this day in history eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

1135  On this day in history henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

1241  On this day in history death of isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on this day in history.  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on December - 01.  

1433  On December - 01 death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

1455  On this day in history lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  


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