Just when did the first ball drop in New York on New Year’s Eve?
It was on this day that “Let’s Make a Deal” first hit the airwaves, the first NTSC color TVs became available and two Monkees were born!
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It was on this day in 1873 that San Francisco began to test-run its first streetcar.
It was on this day in pop culture history that got Santa (and Jimmy Boyd) in trouble with the Catholic Church over Boyd’s song about seeing the man in red kissing his mother! It was just a misunderstanding.
Wham-O’s Frisbee got its patent on this day back in 1967, four years after “Beatlemania” started.
George Washington crossed the Delaware River on this Christmas Day back in 1776.
Ryan Seacrest was born on this day in 1974.
The famous poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas” was published on this day way back in 1823!
Being born in 1941, Archie Andrews just might be the world’s oldest teenager.
The very first crossword puzzle (only first-known as a “word-cross puzzle” was printed in New York World newspaper on this day in 1913.
It was on this day in 1957 that singer Elvis Presley was drafted into the U. S. army.