1906 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1906 History, Trivia and Fun Facts Top Ten Baby Names of 1906: Mary, Helen, Margaret, Anna, Ruth, John, William, James, George, Robert US Life Expectancy: (1906) Males: 46.9 years, Females: 50.8 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  The first Victor Victrola phonographic record player was manufactured. Willis Carrier received his US patent (#808,897) for the world’s first air… Read More

1904 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1904 History, Trivia and Fun Facts Top Ten Baby Names of 1904: Mary, Helen, Anna, Margaret, Ruth, John, William, James, George, Robert US Life Expectancy: (1904) Males: 46.2 years, Females: 49.1 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  The term Banana Republic was created by author O. Henry while visiting Honduras. It describes a politically unstable country with an economy dependent… Read More

1903 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1903 History, Trivia and Fun Facts Top Ten Baby Names of 1903: Mary, Helen, Anna, Margaret, Ruth, John, William, James, George, Charles US Life Expectancy: (1903) Males: 49.1 years, Females: 52.0 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  The Great Train Robbery is considered to be the first American Action/Western film. The first stuntman was ex-US cavalryman Frank Hanaway, … Read More