|World Series Champions:
New York Giants
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf:
James M. Barnes
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
William T. Tilden/Molla B. Mallory
Bill Tilden/Suzanna Lenglen
|NCAA Football Champions:
California & Cornell
"You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream
things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?' "
- George Bernard Shaw
The phrase "A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words"
first appeared in Printer's Ink (a trade journal)
"I’d walk a mile for a Camel."
- Camel Cigarettes
heda Bara, Pola Negri, Mary Pickford
Margaret Gorman (Washington, DC)
August 4th - BLACK SOX SCANDAL - Eight Chicago White
Sox players were banned for life for purposefully losing
the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. They were all
aquitted in criminal court, however.
Fatty Arbuckle was tried three times for the violent
rape and death of Virginia Rappe, but acquitted. His
career never came back.
Wonder Bread began distribution. It went national in
1925 when the Continental Baking Company bout out Taggart
baking, the originators of the product.
Albert Einstein won the Nobel Proze for Physics for
his 1916 work 'The General Theory of Reativity'
John Larson invented an early polygraph (lie detector.)
Guccio Gucci started selling his handbags.
Radio Shack opened in Boston, Massachusettes.
White Castle resturants opened in Wichita Kansas.
The "Bloody Mary" drink was invented by Pete