|This Month in Our History
Firemans Fund breaks ground for its new home at the southwest corner of California and Sansome Streets.
The Record appears in booklet form for the first time; previous issues had been published in newsletter form on 11" x 14" paper. At the same time, the publication also added more lighthearted articles to its insurance information.
Firemans Fund pays its first airplane claim. The insured is Charles T. Stoffer, whose passenger-carrying American Curtiss JN biplane burned after falling 30 feet when a passenger tampered with the controls. The loss paid for the aircraft was $1,450.
Firemans Fund provides insurance for Philadelphia, Pennsylvanias Sesquicentennial Exposition. The exposition celebrated the citys role in the formation of the United States 150 years ago.
Former president and Chairman William J. Dutton dies at the age of 85.
Firemans Fund writes Errors and Omissions insurance under Excess and Special Risks for the hit Broadway show Cabaret and the The Jackie Gleason Show, among others.
Firemans Fund begins sponsoring Firemans Fund Flashbacks, clips of prior game highlights and classic moments, during weekly college football games broadcast on ABC-TV.
The Woodland Hills branch of Firemans Fund insures experiments aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
Allianz AG and The Fund American Companies, Inc. sign an agreement under which Fund American will sell Fireman's Fund Insurance Company to Allianz for approximately $3.3 billion.
Hurricane Andrew hits Louisiana and southern Florida resulting in the most expensive damage caused bye a natural disaster to date. Firemans Fund incurred over 4,700 losses due to the severity of Andrew.
Firemans Fund merges with Crop Growers Corporation.