On This Day September 1
On This Day in history:
1752- The Liberty Bell arrives in Philadelphia
1878- The first female telephone operator starts work. Her name was Emma Nutt and she worked in Boston.
1897- The Boston subway opens and it becomes the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
DID YOU KNOW: There are 121 days until the end of the year.
1914- The last Passenger Pigeon, a female named Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo.
1952- "The Old Man and the Sea", a Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Ernest Hemingway, is first published.
1979- U2 releases their first record, "U2-3" in Ireland.
1982- The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
1987- Mick Jagger's "Let's Work" single is released.
1995- Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened with a seven hour concert and dozens of stars.
2004- The itunes Music Store reached 125 million songs sold.