"More Dallas Firsts" Top 5 Page for this destination Dallas Local Custom Tip by keeweechic

Dallas Local Customs: 64 reviews and 60 photos


The first Drive-up bank window opened in 1938 at the Hillcrest State Bank.

In the early 1920's the first car radio was invented by Henry and possibly the first automatic electric traffic light.

Mariano Martinez (a restaurateur) invented the frozen Margarita in 1971.

The first integrated circuit which became the microchip was invented in 1958 by Jack Kilby at Texas Instruments.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Nov 23, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Travel is the greatest eye opener you will ever get.”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 1 7

Have you been to Dallas?

  Share Your Travels