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1887 Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film (used in Thomas Edison’s Kinetoscope)
1908 1908 “Take me out to the Ball Game” registered for copyright.
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1840 Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process
1847 Scot Robert Thompson patents rubber tire
1879 George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
1908 1st Mother’s Day observed (Philadelphia)
1930 1st US planetarium opens (Adler-Chicago)
1862 Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile
1866 Charles E. Hires invents “Hires Root Beer”
1877 Edwin T Holmes installs 1st telephone switchboard burglar alarm
1989 Longest Cab Ride Ever: 14,000 miles costs $16,000!
1785 Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals
1903 1st automobile trip across US leaves San Francisco for New York, (arrives July 26)