|World Series Champions:
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
William T. Tilden/Helen Wills
Jean Borotra/Kathleen McKane
|NCAA Football Champions:
"You know everybody is ignorant, only on different
subjects" - Will Rogers
Theda Bara, Marion Davies, Pola Negri, Mary Pickford,
Anna May Wong
Ruth Malcomson (Philadelphia, PA)
Ace Hardware stores opened in Illinois.
A variation of 1913's tasty treat, the Pep-O-Mint Life
Saver, new flavors were added - Lime, Lemon and Orange
to the disc-shaped treats. The hole was added in 1927.
Pineapple and cherry were added in 1935.
Kleenex disposable tissues were introduced. The pop-up
box was released in 1928. They started making the handy
pocket pack of tissues in 1932.
Master Lock introduced the laminated padlock in 1924.
Company founder Harry Soref supposedly advised fellow
Harry (Houdini) to hide lock keys under his toungue
when the key couldn't have been sleight-of-handed between
The original 20th century flagploe sitta was Alvin
"Shipwreck" Kelly (NOT the Kentucky footballer)
and he sat on his first flagpole for 13 hours and thirteen
minutes in Hollywood, California.
The original Flagpole Sitter may have been St. Simeon
Stylites. He spent over 3 decades sitting on an elevated
deck to 'escape the pressures of daily living.'
The latest records we have seen was for Poland's Dan
Baraniuk, who sat on a pole for 196 days in 2002 and
H. David Werder who spent more than 439 days in on top
of pole in 1984.
|1st appearances & 1924's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Winnie The Pooh books, Improved Erector sets*,
Richard Leo Simon and Max Lincoln Schuster published
'The Cross Word Puzzle Book,' which was the world's
first collection of crossword puzzles.