Historical Events For December - 01
Saturday, 03 December 2016
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 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 this day in history.
1916 Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1917 Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town on December - 01.
1917 On December - 01 boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb
1917 Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on this day in history.
1918 Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown on this day in history.
1918 Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on December - 01.
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 December - 01 aA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester
1919 On December - 01 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 this day in history.
1921 On December - 01 the First US helium-filled dirigible makes first flight
1921 On this day in history uS Post Office establishes philatelic agency
1921 On December - 01 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight
1921 Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on this day in history.
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 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 Calles becomes president of Mexico on December - 01.
1925 Treaty of Locarno signed on December - 01.
1925 David Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels) on this day in history.
1925 On December - 01 vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54
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 On this day in history cFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton
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 On this day in history ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent
1930 On December - 01 nHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty