Historical Events Happened In December - 01
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
1913 On this day in history 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)
1913 On this day in history 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 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 On December - 01 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 On this day in history kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
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 Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1921 US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on this day in history.
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 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF on this day in history.
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 Stansfield Turner, CIA director on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history calles becomes president of Mexico
1925 On this day in history treaty of Locarno signed
1925 David Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels) on December - 01.
1925 On December - 01 vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54
1926 On December - 01 allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)
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 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 On December - 01 ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent
1930 On December - 01 nHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty