While these interesting items have nothing to do with my real estate business, it just adds fun and joy to life.
What happened on January 7?
1782 - The Bank of North America opened in Philadelphia. It was the first commercial bank in the United States.
1789 - Americans voted for the electors that would choose George Washington to be the first U.S. president (the beginning of the Electoral College).
1894 - W.K. Dickson received a patent for motion picture film.
1896 – The first "Fannie Farmer Cookbook" was published.
1904 - The distress signal "CQD" was established. Two years later "SOS" became the radio distress signal because it was quicker to send by wireless radio.
1927 - Transatlantic telephone service Service began between New York and London. 31 calls were made on this first day.
1953 - U.S. President Harry Truman announced the development of the hydrogen bomb.
Here is a special bonus item tied to Silicon Valley, Calif., which could arguably be the most important, interesting item that happened on January 7th – in 2010 Apple unveiled the iPad.
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I hope you enjoyed learning about these 7 Important Interesting Items That Occurred on January 7.