On This Day

July 1, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Bulova Watch Co pays $9 for 1st ever network TV commercial

Birthdays in History

  • Alfred G. Gilman, American scientist (1994 Nobel laureate for G-protein discoveries), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Myron Scholes, Canadian-American financial economist (Nobel 1997), born in Timmins, Ontario