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Henry Ford Sets Speed Record

The founder of the Ford Motor Company set a world speed record on January 12, 1904. Driving model 999, called the “Arrow Racer,” a vehicle with no hood, or body, and built on a wooden chassis, Ford and his mechanic friend, Ed “Spider” Huff, traveled one mile in 39.4 seconds at the breakneck speed of 91.4 miles per hour.

Gandhi's Political Defiance

Mahatma Gandhi was arrested in his ashram on March 10, 1922. The charge was inciting hatred, ... more

First Pocket Calculator

Nowadays we can find calculators on our wristwatches, computers and smartphones. But in 1972 ... more

First Commercially Produced Computers

Picture your laptop that is sitting in your backpack, handbag or on the corner of your desk. ... more
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