The first motel opens in San Luis Obispo, California on December 12th of 1925. It was originally called the Milestone Mo-Tel and was located about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles in California. It charged a rate of $1.25 per night. The term motel was created as a way to shorten the phrase Motorists’ Hotel and was used to describe an accommodation that would allow visitors to park their vehicles directly outside their room or chalet. The opening of the first motel as an early indicator of the car culture that would take over the American way of life. It also showed the huge potential growth market that could revolve around driving and cars.
Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf.
Field Marshall Hindenburg is elected president of Germany .
A giant tornado struck Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
Germany France and Belgium end occupation of the Ruhr.
France and Belgium end their occupation of the Ruhr, an industrial region of Germany, in accordance with the Dawes Plan.
Following World War I, Germany was ordered to pay large amounts of reparations to the Allied countries to pay back war debts. They were soon unable to afford the high payments and Allied countries demanded they be compensated in some way.
U.S. On February 22nd Calvin Coolidge becomes the first President of the United States to have his inauguration broadcast on radio.
U.S. The Chrysler Corporation is founded by Walter Percy Chrysler.
UK .John Logie Baird creates Britain's first television transmitter.
Winnie-the-Pooh is published by Author A. A. Milne.
Germany and the Soviet Union sign the Treaty of Berlin.
Hirohito is crowned emperor of Japan.
Escape artist and famous entertainer Harry Houdini dies at the age of 52.
Robert Goddard launches the first successful liquid fuel rocket.
1.the first president to have his inauguration radio broadcast ?