From the invention of the light bulb to the moon landing, history is being made everyday. On this day in history, June 10th, 1922, one of the most famous women to ever sing and act was born. Judy Garland was born in Minnesota and went by the name “Frances Gumm” until 1934, when Garland was chosen as a more suitable name for the performing Gumm Sisters. Signed to MGM from 1935 to 1950, the glittering star could melt you with just a few notes. Her untimely death from overdose in 1969 was a tragedy for all of us who loved her stellar performances in The Wizard of Oz and Meet Me in St. Louis, as well as The Judy Garland Show on CBS. Read on to find out more events that made history on this day.
1) In 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Ohio by Bill Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith.
2) In 1944, Joe Nuxhall becomes the youngest player signed to a baseball contract in the major leagues (with Cincinnati Reds).
3) In 1977, the first personal computer, the Apple II, goes on the market, changing how we process information forever.