On this day: November 1

POSTED: 10:34 PM PDT Oct 31, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM PDT Nov 01, 2015 

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - Parris Island
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U.S. Marine Corps

1915: Parris Island in Port Royal, South Carolina, is officially designated a U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Today, the military base provides the initial training for all male recruits living east of the Mississippi River and female recruits from all over the United States.


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