Historical Events For December - 01
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
1913 On this day in history 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)
1913 On December - 01 mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom
1913 On December - 01 continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38)
1914 On this day in history dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32)
1916 On December - 01 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 Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on December - 01.
1918 Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence
1918 On this day in history kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
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 December - 01.
1919 Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81) on December - 01.
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 December - 01.
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 On this day in history ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)
1922 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF on December - 01.
1922 On December - 01 geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
1923 CFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto on December - 01.
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 On December - 01 vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54
1926 Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds) on December - 01.
1926 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83 on December - 01.
1928 CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton on this day in history.
1929 On December - 01 bINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe
1929 Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe on this day in history.
1930 Ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent on this day in history.
1930 NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty on December - 01.