Also, on this day in 1904 A patent for a “glass shaping machine” was granted to Michael Owen. The immense production of glass bottles, jars, etc. owes its inception to this invention.
In 1926, John Barrymore and Mary Astor starred in the first showing of the Vitaphone System. The system was the combining of picture and sound for movies.
In 2002 A jury awarded $120 million to 17 bakery workers who sued Interstate Brands for racial discrimination.