Year: did you knows

  1. The first metered taxi was introduced in 1907

  2. The Chinese used fingerprints as a method of identification as far back as AD 700

  3. The revolving door was invented in 1888

  4. Cars were first started with ignition keys in 1949

  5. The lie detector was invented in 1921

  6. The drinking straw was invented in 1886

  7. The last Play Boy centerfold to have staples was published in 1985

  8. Artificial Christmas trees have outsold real ones every year since 1991

  9. Diet Coke was introduced in 1982

  10. Iceland was the first country to legalise abortion in 1935

  11. Originally in 1886 Coca Cola was introduced as an ‘intellectual beverage’ to boost brain power

  12. The frozen foods were first introduced in the 1920.

  13. The first parachute jump from plane was in 1918 over France

  14. The dollar values on the board game Monopoly have been the same since 1935

  15. The first paperback book was printed by Penguin Publishing in 1935

  16. Before 1863 the postal service in the US was free

  17. The first taxi service began in New York in 1907

  18. Pez was invented in 1927

  19. The elevator was invented in 1850

  20. The first toothbrush was invented in 1498

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