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02/27/20 Grif.Net – Month of Inventions Quiz

02/27/20 Grif.Net – Month of Inventions Quiz

February has a =
history of being a good month for events. inventions and =
innovations.  Can you match the February invention or historic =
event with the correct year?

 

1872 &nbsp=
;           Alka Seltzer =
invented

1876 &nbsp=
;           Washington =
Monument dedicated (started nearly 40 years =
earlier)

1878 &nbsp=
;           Luther =
Crowell’s paper bag manufacturing machine

1885 &nbsp=
;           Julius =
Wolff’s first canned sardines

1903 &nbsp=
;           Thomas =
Edison’s phonograph invented to record and play =
sounds

1912 &nbsp=
;           US Flag raised =
on Iwo Jima

1928 &nbsp=
;           Jules Vedrines =
broke the 100mph barrier in a plane

1931 &nbsp=
;           Ladies Home =
Journal became first magazine with one million =
subscribers

1945 &nbsp=
;           =
President’s Day national holiday (combining Washington and =
Lincoln’s birthday)

1947 &nbsp=
;           Figure skater =
Sonja Henie won 3 Olympic gold medals in St =
Moritz

1964 &nbsp=
;           Edwin =
Land’s instant developing camera =
(polaroid)

1971 &nbsp=
;           Ed Sullivan =
introduces the Beetles to USA television

 

[Correct =
answers tomorrow]

 

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