Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.
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1790 – The modern shoelace with an aglet patented in England by Harvey Kennedy
1899 – The first international radio transmission between England and France was achieved by the Italian inventor G. Marconi.
1909 – For the first time fingerprint evidence is used to solve a murder case. The worlds first official Fingerprint Bureau was founded in Scotland Yard in 1901.
1914 – first successful blood transfusion (in Brussels)
1915 – Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
1952 – Singin’ in the Rain’ starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds debuts at the movies.
1955 – Steve McQueen made his network TV debut on “Goodyear Playhouse.”
1980 – Mount St Helens becomes active after 123 years
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