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–91 Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin–80 Barry Gibb–73 Dr. Phillip McGraw–69 Gloria Estefan(Garcia)–62 Burn Gorman–45 Robert Scott Speedman–44 Robert Boyd Holbrook–38 ; 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