Five Fascinating Facts That Happened on December 30
By REALTOR® Michelle Carr Crowe, Silicon Valley home selling expert
Inquisitive readers who love learning enjoy reading these blog posts about important facts and historical events.
In “Five Fascinating Facts That Happened on December 30”, learn about the YMCA, criminal Emma Snodgrass and one of many of Thomas Alva Edison’s inventions.
“Five Fascinating Facts That Happened on December 30”
1817 - The first coffee plants were established in Kona, Hawaii (making what is now known simply as “Kona coffee”).
1861 – In the United States, banks stop making payments in gold.
1907 - Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday as the inventor of baseball.
1924 - Edwin Hubble announces the Milky Way is only one of many other galactic systems.
1938 – The electronic television system is patented by V. K. Zworykin. Fifteen years later in 1953, the first ever color television sets go on sale for about $1,175 each from RCA.
While interesting and intriguing, these facts have nothing to do with the real estate business of helping families buy and sell Santa Clara County, Calif. homes in San Jose, Saratoga and Cupertino. Learning about them just adds fun and fascination to life-and offers interesting topics of conversation for Silicon Valley residents.
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