On this day: December 28

Published On: Dec 27 2012 12:36:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

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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