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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1913  On this day in history 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)  

1913  Mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom on this day in history.  

1913  Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38) on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history 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  Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

1918  On this day in history iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown  

1918  Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on this day in history.  

1918  Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

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

1921  On this day in history 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  US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on this day in history.  

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

1921  On this day in history ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)  

1922  On this day in history 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF  

1922  Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix) on this day in history.  

1923  CFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history stansfield Turner, CIA director  

1924  On this day in history calles becomes president of Mexico  

1925  On this day in history treaty of Locarno signed  

1925  On this day in history david Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels)  

1925  On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54  

1926  On this day in history allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)  

1926  On this day in history hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83  

1928  CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history bINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe  

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

1930  Ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history nHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty  

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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  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on this day in history.  

1525  On this day in history birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)  

Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1433  Death of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377) on this day in history.  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on this day in history.