On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)
  • Flag of Greece officially raised at Firka Fortress, Chania Crete symbolising the union of Crete and Greece.

Historic InventionModel T

Ford Motor Company institutes world's 1st moving assembly line for the Model T Ford
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The 1910 Model T Ford
The 1910 Model T Ford

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMary Martin

Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, born in Weatherford, Texas (d. 1990)

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin

Famous Deaths

  • Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (I Saw Estonia Yesterday), dies at 49