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VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Oct. 1985 p. 17 DATES WDSTH REMEMBERING Submitted by Betty Jane Stephan Mason, copied from the Darlington, Wisconsin Lafayette County Democrat Newspaper, April 20, 1867 1180 Glass windows first used for light 1236 Chimneys first put to houses 1252 Lead pipes first used for conducting water 1290 Tallow candles for light 1299 Spectacles invented 1302 Paper first made from linen 1341 Woolen cloth first made in England 1410 Art of painting in oil 1440 Art of printing from movable type 14-77 Watches first made in Germany 1540 Variations of the mariner's compass first noticed 151*3 Pine first used in England 1590 Jupiter*s satellites discovered by Jansen 1601 Tea first brought to Europe from China 1619 Thermometer invented by Sanotorians l6Q3 Theater erected in England by Shakespeare l6l6 Circulation of the blood discovered by Harvey 1625 Bricks made of any desired size 1629 Newspapers first established 1630 Shoe buckles made I635 Wine made from grapes in England 1639 Pendulum clock invented 1641 Coffee brought to England Sugar cane cultivated in the West Indies I643 Barometer invented by Torricolli in Italy 1646 Air guns invented I650 Bread first made with yeast 17^9 Steam engine invented 1759 Cotton first cultivated in the United States 1753 Fire engine invented 1756 Steam engine improved by Watt 1785 Stereotyping invented in Scotland 1789 Animal magnetism invented by Mesmer 1842 Telegraph invented by Morse I839 Daguerreotype made by Daguerrean France 1858 First transAtlantic telegraph cable laid Later Dates 1844 May 24 first message by telegram between Baltimore and Washington, D. C.

1856 Alfred Ely Beach won gold medal - invented first practical typewriterj in 1849, when 23, conceived idea for New York subway 1875 Bell's first telephone constructed 1876 March 7, U. S. Patent 174,465 granted Bell 1920 Nov. 2 First radio broadcast in U. S.- KDKA on roof of Westinghouse plant in East Pittsburgh + + + + + + +

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