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Today in History: September 1, 2019


01 September 2019  

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Some of the significant events which took place on September 1 taken from the leaf of History:

1799 – The Bank of Manhattan Company opened in New York City, NY. It was the forerunner of Chase Manhattan.

1807 – Former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was found innocent of treason.

1810 – The first plow with interchangeable parts was patented by John J. Wood.

1859 – The Pullman sleeping car was placed into service.

1878 – Emma M. Nutt became the first female telephone operator in the U.S. The company was the Telephone Dispatch Company of Boston.

1884 – The Thomas A. Edison Construction Department and the Edison Company for Isolated Lighting merged.

1887 – Emile Berliner filed for a patent for his invention of the lateral-cut, flat-disk gramophone. It is a device that is better known as a record player. Thomas Edison made the idea work.

1897 – The first section of Boston’s subway system was opened.

1905 – Saskatchewan and Alberta became the ninth and tenth provinces of Canada.

1906 – Jack Coombs of the American League’s Philadelphia Athletics pitched 24 innings against the Boston Red Sox. (MLB)

1922 – The first daily news program on radio was “The Radio Digest,” on WBAY radio in New York City, NY.

1939 – World War II began when Germany invaded Poland.

1942 – A federal judge in Sacramento, CA, upheld the wartime detention of Japanese-Americans as well as Japanese nationals.

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