Historical happenings

7/13/1832 ~ Source of Mississippi River discovered by American geographer Henry Schoolcraft

7/13/1923 ~ The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads “Hollywoodland ” but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.

7/131930 ~ David Sarnoff reports in NY Times “TV would be a theater in every home”

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