On this day: December 28

POSTED: 10:36 PM PST Dec 26, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 27, 2015 

An audience goes to the cinema for the first time, streetcars come to San Francisco, The Beatles' "White Album" goes to No. 1, and the first American test-tube baby is born, all on this day.

OTD December 28 - San Francisco streetcars
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The San Francisco Railway Museum

1912: The first municipally owned streetcars take to the streets in San Francisco, California, with the establishment of the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni). The first streetcar line, the A Geary, ran from Kearny and Market streets in the Financial District to Fulton Street and 10th Avenue in the Richmond District.


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