Historical Events Happened In December - 01
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
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 On December - 01 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 December - 01.
1917 Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb on this day in history.
1917 Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on this day in history.
1918 Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown on December - 01.
1918 Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on December - 01.
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 December - 01.
1919 On December - 01 anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)
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 December - 01.
1921 US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on December - 01.
1921 On this day in history 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight
1921 On December - 01 ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)
1922 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
1923 On December - 01 cFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto
1923 Stansfield Turner, CIA director on this day in history.
1924 On December - 01 calles becomes president of Mexico
1925 Treaty of Locarno signed on this day in history.
1925 On December - 01 david Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels)
1925 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1926 Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds) on this day in history.
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 December - 01.
1929 BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe on December - 01.
1929 Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe on December - 01.
1930 On December - 01 ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent
1930 On this day in history nHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty