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1799 – 1st US patent for a seeding machine was granted to Eliakim Spooner, Vermont.
1870 – Soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows.
1881 – Michael Brassill obtained a patent for a candlestick.
1875 – The first electric dental drill was patented by George Green.
1909 – Milk-Bone Brand was trademark registered.
1880 – Thomas Edison patented electric incandescent lamp.
1807 – London’s Pall Mall became the first street lit by gaslight.
1873 – Patent #135,245 was obtained by French chemist Louis Pasteur for a process of brewing beer and ale.
1845 – “The Raven” was published.
1895 – Charles Steinmetz patented a “system of distribution by alternating current” (A/C power).
1924 – Carl Taylor of Cleveland, patented a machine that made ice cream cones.