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Historical Events In December - 01

Monday, 28 September 2020

1909  On this day in history the First Christmas Club payment made, to Carlisle Trust Co, Pa  

1909  On this day in history 1st Christmas Club payment made, to Carlisle Trust Co, Pa  

1909  Jan Koplowitz, writer on this day in history.  

1910  Dame Markova, [Alicia Lilian Alice Marks], London, ballerina on this day in history.  

1911  Walter Alston, baseball manager (Dodgers) on this day in history.  

1912  Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY) on December - 01.  

1913  On this day in history continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2 38)  

1913  The First drive-up gasoline station opens (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.  

1913  The Ford Motor Company introduced the continuous moving assembly line on this day. Ford's new assembly line could produce a complete car every two-and-a-half minutes on this day in history.  

1913  On December - 01 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)  

1913  Mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom on December - 01.  

1913  Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38) on December - 01.  

1914  Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32) on this day in history.  

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  On December - 01 boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb  

1917  On this day in history marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

1918  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

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  US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on December - 01.  

1921  On this day in history 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight  

1921  Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on December - 01.  

1922  On this day in history 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF  

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 December - 01.  

1923  Stansfield Turner, CIA director on December - 01.  

1924  Calles becomes president of Mexico on December - 01.  

1925  Treaty of Locarno signed on December - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on this day in history.  

1083  On December - 01 birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on December - 01.  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

1549  On this day in history birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on this day in history.  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on December - 01.  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on December - 01.  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on December - 01.  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1433  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

1455  On this day in history lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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