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History of Miami, Florida, USA

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Miami Beach pharmacist Benjamin Green invented the first suntan cream in 1944. He accomplished this development by cooking cocoa butter in a granite coffee pot on his wife's stove.

Miami installed the first bank automated teller machine especially for rollerbladers.

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  • 1895 - Miami
    Miami, a post-village, capital of Dade co., Fla., on the Miami River where it empties into Biscayne Bay.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • 1896 - Miami, Florida founded

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  • News 1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE
    MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12. - The Miami Hotel a wooden building of 100 rooms, Mrs. Maggie Knapp's restaurant, owned by J. C. Gildewell; the Greet store and ...Read MORE...


  • February 3, 1917 - Downtown Miami, FL, reported an all-time record low of 27 degrees.

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  • Miami, Florida, USA
    Bayfront Park
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  • 1926 - Great Miami Hurricane
    The "Great Miami" Hurricane was first spotted as a tropical wave located 1,000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles on September 11th. The system moved...Read MORE...


  • 1926 - March 3 - International Greyhound Racing Association formed (Miami, Fla)

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  • News 1930 - Check Shows Six Killed in Boat Blast. 135 Survive Explosion That Sunk Glass Bottomed Eureka II.
    Miami Beach, Fla., Dec. 15 (AP).-A check Monday accounted for 135 survivors of a fire and explosion that sank the excursion boat Eureka II., Fifteen...Read MORE...


  • Miami, Florida, USA
    Flagler Street Looking West
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  • Miami, Florida, USA
    Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla.
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  • 1937 - January 25 - Miami-to-Tampa bus overturned in a canal, kills 13

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  • 1944 - Miami Beach pharmacist Benjamin Green invented the first suntan cream in 1944. He accomplished this development by cooking cocoa butter in a granite coffee pot on his wife's stove.

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  • 1948 - December 28 - The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.

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  • 1949 - March 21 - WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

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  • 1950 - October 17 - Small but powerful Hurricane King struck Miami, FL.
    The hurricane packs winded to 122 mph, with gusts to 150 mph. Hurricane King then moved up the Florida peninsula to Georgia. Four persons were killed ...Read MORE...


  • 1964 - August 27 - Hurricane Cleo battered Miami and the South Florida area. It was the first direct hit for Miami in fourteen years. Winds gusted to 135 mph, and the hurricane caused 125 million dollars damage.

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Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla.
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  • 1895 - Miami
    Miami, a post-village, capital of Dade co., Fla., on the Miami River where it empties into Biscayne Bay.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • 1896 - Miami, Florida founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE
    MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12. - The Miami Hotel a wooden building of 100 rooms, Mrs. Maggie Knapp's restaurant, owned by J. C. Gildewell; the Greet store and ... Read MORE...

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    201 Miami - Travel Thru History - Full Show (www.youtube.com)
  • February 3, 1917 - Downtown Miami, FL, reported an all-time record low of 27 degrees.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1926 - Great Miami Hurricane
    The "Great Miami" Hurricane was first spotted as a tropical wave located 1,000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles on September 11th. The system moved... Read MORE...

  • 1926 - March 3 - International Greyhound Racing Association formed (Miami, Fla)

    historyorb.com
  • News  1930 - Check Shows Six Killed in Boat Blast. 135 Survive Explosion That Sunk Glass Bottomed Eureka II.
    Miami Beach, Fla., Dec. 15 (AP).-A check Monday accounted for 135 survivors of a fire and explosion that sank the excursion boat Eureka II., Fifteen... Read MORE...

  • 1937 - January 25 - Miami-to-Tampa bus overturned in a canal, kills 13

    historyorb.com
  • 1944 - Miami Beach pharmacist Benjamin Green invented the first suntan cream in 1944. He accomplished this development by cooking cocoa butter in a granite coffee pot on his wife's stove.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ florida.html
  • 1948 - December 28 - The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.

    historyorb.com
  • 1949 - March 21 - WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • 1950 - October 17 - Small but powerful Hurricane King struck Miami, FL.
    The hurricane packs winded to 122 mph, with gusts to 150 mph. Hurricane King then moved up the Florida peninsula to Georgia. Four persons were killed ... Read MORE...

  • 1964 - August 27 - Hurricane Cleo battered Miami and the South Florida area. It was the first direct hit for Miami in fourteen years. Winds gusted to 135 mph, and the hurricane caused 125 million dollars damage.

    WeatherForYou.com

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