1780 William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris
1908 1908 “Take me out to the Ball Game” registered for copyright.
1878 Phonograph shown for 1st time at Grand Opera House
1904 Construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal
1927 1st balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Illinois)
1830 “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Sarah Josepha Hale is first published by Boston firm Marsh, Capen & Lyon
1830 1st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
1899 1st auto repair shop opens (Boston)
1842 Christian Doppler presents his idea, now known as the Doppler Effect, to the Royal Bohemian Society, Prague
1927 Henry Ford announces that he is ending production of the Model T Ford
1884 1st steam cable trams start in highgate
1886 American chemist John Pemberton begins to advertise Coca-Cola
1919 Charles Strite files patent for the pop-up toaster
1783 Benjamin Tower of Philadelphia publishes 1st daily newspaper in US
1821 James Boyd patents Rubber Fire Hose
1848 William G Young patents ice cream freezer
1790 US copyright law enacted
1870 E J DeSemdt patents asphalt pavement
1930 Comet 73P/1930 (Schwassmann-Wachmann 3) approaches 0.0617 AUs of Earth