In Bishopsgate Street, City, stood Crosby Hall, which belonged to Crosby Place, the mansion of Sir John Crosby (d.
Crosby Hall, in Bishopsgate Street, then lately built, was made the lodging of the Protector.
In 1772 during the proceedings against Crosby and Oliver - a part of the "Wilkes and liberty" agitation - he and Lord North were attacked by a mob and rolled in the mud.
The range between the mean of the maxima of the summer months (June, July and August) and the mean of the minima of the winter months (December, January and February) is only from 88° to 50° at Galveston, but at Mount Blanco, Crosby county, on the eastern border of the Llano Estacado, it is from 90° to 26°.
-Thomas Crosby, The History of the English Baptists (4 vols.
William George Crosby Anson Peaslee Morrill Samuel Wells .
Crosby, "The Topography of Sparta," in American Journal of Archaeology (Princeton, 1893), viii.
The name and idea caught on, and by mid-January the biggest names of the day were promoting it on their shows: Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, and Rudy Vallee, to name but a few.