History September 4th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Sep 3, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1781 - Los Angeles, California became a city.

    1882 - NYC, USA Edison's steam powered electrical plant, began operating and supplied electricity for 1 square mile.

    1885 - NTC, USA The Exchange Buffet, the first self-service cafeteria opened.

    1888 - The name Kodak was registered by George Eastman of Rochester, NY. He patented his roll-film camera: U.S. Patent #388,850.


    Birthdays

    1917 - Henry Ford II Owner of Ford Motor Co.

    1949 - Tom Watson - golf champion