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1850 Adding machine employing depressible keys patented, New Paltz, NY
1861 Kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Philadelphia
1870 1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia
1578 Tycho Brahe first sketches “Tychonic system” of solar system
1633 Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
1895 Moving picture projector patented
1981 Longest sentence published by “The New York Times” – 1286 words
1803 Apple parer patented by Moses Coats, Downington, Pennsylvania
1978 1st “micro on a chip” patented by Texas Instruments
1990 Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
1896 Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for first time in 50 yrs
1901 H Cecil Booth patented a dust removing suction cleaner
1908 1st US postage stamps in rolls issued