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Ford's Model T

The first Ford Model T rolled off the assembly line on October 1, 1908. The Model T, the company’s ... more

John D. Rockefeller: World's First Billionaire

Becoming the first billionaire may have been John D. Rockefeller’s destiny. By 1851, at the ... more

First Locomotive

The first passenger steam locomotive operated in northeast England and made its maiden voyage ... more

Bugs Bunny Debut

Bugs Bunny made his first appearance alongside Elmer Fudd in the cartoon short “A Wild Hare.” ... more

Man o' War

“Man o’ War,” the champion thoroughbred racehorse, was so dominating that few would rise ... more

Khrushchev's U.N. Outbursts

The infamous “shoe banging” incident happened during the U.N. General Assembly meeting in ... more

Pledge of Allegiance

It was October 12, 1892, when Americans first stood and said the “Pledge of Allegiance”. ... more

First Airplane Flight Around the World

The 1920s were a decade of aviation advancement. One of the pivotal moments happened on September ... more

Lincoln's Whiskers

The iconic image of a bearded President Abraham Lincoln can be traced to a letter he received ... more

Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier

Twenty-four-year-old Chuck Yeager became the fastest human on earth in 1946 when he ripped through ... more

White House History

Although he never lived in the White House, President George Washington helped select the location ... more

Ford's Edsel Debut

The Ford Motor Company turned to television to promote what was supposed to be the car of all ... more

Etch-A-Sketch Arrival

It’s meant to mimic a mini TV set with two white knobs on a signature red plastic frame. The ... more

Gas Mask Patent

An invention whose basic concept is still being used to save lives today was patented on October ... more

Steve Bartman's Cubs Catch

It was a mid-October day in 2003 when the Chicago Cubs were five outs away from their first World ... more

Don Larsen's Perfect Game

A moment of greatness came for New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen on October 8, 1956. The series ... more

Enzo Ferrari

Enzo Ferrari, the man behind the brand that invokes style, status and speed, made his debut as ... more

Edison's Light Bulb

Thomas Edison’s most famous innovation created light that’s used in everyday life. Edison ... more
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