On This Day – 2 September
Posted on: Mon 2 Sep 2019
On This Day;
in 1969, America’s first automatic teller machine (ATM) made its public debut at Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, New York. A baggage company executive, Don Wetzel, reportedly conceived of the concept while waiting in line at a bank.
in 1666, The Great Fire of London was ignited in a bakery on Pudding Lane in the early hours of September 2nd. The fire quickly spread to a warehouse filled with combustibles; sparking the infamous inferno.
Breakfast producer Zak Stuart joins Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann to explain more about these events in history.
Produced by Zak Stuart
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