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The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly …

31 May 2009

The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line in Flint, MI. in 1953. That early ‘Vette sold for $3,250. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The first cookbook published in the United States was Compleat Housewife, …

31 May 2009

The first cookbook published in the United States was Compleat Housewife, or Accomplished Gentlewoman’s Companion, printed in Williamsburg, VA in 1742. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The first contraceptive diaphragms, centuries ago, were citrus rinds (i.e., half an orange rind). Casanova …

31 May 2009

The first contraceptive diaphragms, centuries ago, were citrus rinds (i.e., half an orange rind). Casanova used half lemon rinds as a cervical cap and the acidic juice as a potent spremicide(something that kills sperms). See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The first computer, the steam-driven calculating machine, was built in 1823 by Charles Babbage. It failed to …

31 May 2009

The first computer, the steam-driven calculating machine, was built in 1823 by Charles Babbage. It failed to work due to poor workmanship in the intricate parts. When rebuilt by the London Museum of Science in 1991, it worked. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The first commercial product manufactured in the United States …

30 May 2009

The first commercial product manufactured in the United States and exported to Europe was a glass bottle made in Jamestown in 1608. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork


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