American Hero, Philo Farmsworth, invented a
working television. He beat John Logie Beard,
who had a tv-type demonstration in 1925 in London
in court for the title and rights.
Another American here, Charles Lindberg, travelled
non-stop on his 'Spirit of Saint Louis' flight on
May 20–21from New York's Long Island to Le Bourget
Field in Paris, France.
Jazz Singer,' was the first film to use synchronized
sound and picture, although the entire film was not
an all-sound movie. There were just two scenes with
talking, and ten songs that Mr. Jolson sang.
It was based on Samson Raphaelson's 1921 short story
'The Day of Atonement.' It was about a Jewish cantor's
son who wanted to get into showbiz.
Al Jolson was a cantor's son who got into showbiz
A tough, durable kind of plastic, polystyrene was
Edwin Perkins invented kool-aid.
Garnet Carter built the first public miniature
golf course, Tom Thumb Golf, on Lookout Mountain
John W. Hammes made the first garbage disposal
Hans Langseth died, along with the world's longest
beard. You can see it at the Smithonian Institute.
Southland Corp (7-11) was founded in Dallas, Texas.
The Ford Motor Company made 15,000,000 Model T cars
since 1908, and productions stpped in 1927.