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1844 Elijah McCoy, the highly prolific African American inventor was born.
1844 “Take me out to the ballgame” registered by Albert von Tilzer.
1918 GM buys out Chevrolet
1933 Loch Ness monster sighted
1886 The Haymarket Square Riot
1943 Patent for helicopter controls obtained by Igor Sikorsky. Sikorsky invented fixed winged and multi-engined aircraft, transoceanic flying boats and helicopters.
1914 Woodrow Wilson Proclaims first Mother’s Day Holiday
1958 Mattel’s Barbie doll was registered. The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler (co-founder of Mattel), whose own daughter was called Barbara.
1752 Benjamin Franklin first tested his the lightning rod. Franklin invented the lightening rod and the iron furnace stove, bifocal glasses and the odometer.
1869 Transcontinental Railroad completed
1994 Tiny Toon Adventures registered by Warner Brothers Inc.
1918 US Congress passes Sedition act
1922 “Canada Dry” Pale Ginger Ale was trademark registered
1929 First Academy Awards ceremony