1950, Sir Thomas Blamey becomes Field Marshal in Australian On this day during on June 8, 1950, Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the Field Marshal in Australian. However, Sir Thomas is the first and so far only Australian-born field marshal in Australian history. The Field Marshal
1869, Thomas Edison Granted His First Patent On this day June 01, 1869, American inventor and businessman Thomas Alva Edison granted his first patent for the Electric Vote Recorder (U.S. Patent 90,646). Electric vote recorder for use by legislative bodies such as Congress.