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Today in Entrepreneurial History: October 2

John Logie Baird FRSE (13 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world’s first practical, publicly demonstrated television system, and also the world’s first fully electronic color television tube.


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From Milk Comes Road Lines

“The highway centerline has been called the single most important traffic safety device in the history of automobile transportation, and Edward Hines originated it right here in Michigan, ”State Transportation Director Kirk T.


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Today in Entrepreneurial History: October 1

The story of Ford Motor Company’s Model T is the story that launched the American automobile industry—and America’s love affair with the car.


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Today in Entrepreneurial History: September 27

Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives.


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Today in Entrepreneurial History: September 24

1690 – Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick, the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time.


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Inventions We’ll Probably Never See: Free Energy

Nikola Tesla was more than just the inspiration for a hair metal band, he was also an undisputed genius.


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Today in Entrepreneurial History: September 19

Chester Floyd Carlson (February 8, 1906 – September 19, 1968) was an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney born in Seattle, Washington.



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Today in Entrepreneurial History: September 17

1908 – The Wright Flyer flown by Orville Wright, with Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge as passenger, crashes killing Selfridge.


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Early Moving Color Images Rewrite Film History

THERE is not much of a plot – a goldfish in a bowl – but the scene and others from the same rolls of film have been revealed as the earliest colour moving images ever made in a discovery that has been hailed as ”rewriting film history”.