History Blog

September 1

Happy Birthday RIP “Yvonne De Carlo”(Margaret Middleton 1922–2007) Richard Farnsworth(1920–2000) Conway Twitty(Harold Jenkins 1933–1993) ; George Maharias–92 Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin–81 Don Stroud–77 Barry Gibb–74 Dr. Phillip McGraw–70 Gloria Estefan(Garcia)–63 Burn Gorman–46 Robert Scott Speedman–45 Robert Boyd Holbrook–39 ; 1878 – Emma Nutt becomes the world’s first female telephone operator when she is recruited by Alexander Graham Bell to the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company ; 1897 – The Tremont Street Subway in Boston opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America