Beginning March 1, 1970, an International direct-dial service became available from New York City, NY, USA to London, England. Continue reading
Alexander Graham Bell’s first spoken words by telephone were, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want you," on March 10, 1876. Continue reading
Barbed wire fencing was commercially produced on November 1, 1873 by the Barb Fence Company in Dekalb, Illinois, USA following an invention patent obtained by owner, Joseph Farwell Glidden. Continue reading
In 1990, the United States achieved the distinction of being the first country Continue reading
The United States government began levying a National Gasoline Tax in 1932. Continue reading
Arthur Hebert made the first solo crossing of the Gulf of Mexico in a 17-foot (5 metre) kayak. Continue reading
United States troops during the Mexican War could receive a newspaper called, The American Flag. Continue reading
Alcoa (the Aluminum Company of America) in 1962, introduced pull-top aluminum cans for carbonated and alcoholic beverages.