History Blog

December 1

Happy Birthday RIP Mary Martin(1913–1990) David Doyle(1929–1997) Richard Pryor III(1940–2005) Matthew Shepard(1976–1998) Richard Treat Williams(1951–2023)Woody Allen”(Allan Konigsberg)–88 Bette Midler–78 Charlene Tilton–65 Jeremy Northam–62 Néstor Carbonell–56 Sarah Silverman–53 Emily Mortimer–52 Dean O’Gorman–47 ; 1885 – First serving of the soft drink “Dr Pepper” formulated by Charles Alderton in Morrison’s Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas ; 1913 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly lines ; 1952 – The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgensen, the first notable case of sex (transgender) reassignment surgery ; 1988 – World AIDS Day was proclaimed worldwide by the UN member states.