Historical Events For December - 01
Saturday, 23 September 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 Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38) on this day in history.
1914 On December - 01 dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32)
1916 On December - 01 charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58
1917 On December - 01 father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town
1917 Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb on December - 01.
1917 Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on this day in history.
1918 On December - 01 iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown
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 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 On this day in history anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)
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 US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on December - 01.
1921 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight on December - 01.
1921 On this day in history ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)
1922 On December - 01 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF
1922 Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix) on December - 01.
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 On this day in history calles becomes president of Mexico
1925 On December - 01 treaty of Locarno signed
1925 David Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels) on December - 01.
1925 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty on this day in history.