Sawyer, John D
John D Sawyer
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The Life of John D Sawyer
The sewing machine is invented (Barthélemy Thimonnier, France)
William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) becomes 9th President of the United States - dies one month after assuming the office. John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States.
The refrigerator is invented (John Gorrie, United States)
The Christmas card is invented (John Callcott Horsley, England)
The rubber band is invented (Stephen Perry, United States)
James K. Polk (1795-1849) becomes 11th President of the United States
Gold discovered in California
Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) becomes 12th President of the United States. He dies in office after 16 months.
The safety pin is invented (Walter Hunt, United States)
Millard Filmore (1800-1874) becomes 13th President of the United States
Beginning of the French-Canadian emigration to the United States
Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) becomes 14th President of the United States
Potato chips are invented (George Crum, United States)
Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
James Buchanan (1791-1868) becomes 15th President of the United States - the only bachelor to be President.
Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)
South Carolina becomes first southern state to secede from the Union.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) becomes 16th President of the United States. Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
Pasteurization is invented (Louis Pasteur, France)
April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. April 14 - President Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Fords Theater in Washington D.C. Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) becomes 17th President of the United States - Johnson was the first President to be impeached, although he was not convicted.
United States buys Alaska
The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States
Treaty of Frankfurt ends Franco-Prussian War; German Empire recognized and France loses Alsace-Lorraine
The telephone is invented (Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland/United States)
The phonograph is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States
Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)
The roller coaster (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)
Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States
The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)
The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)
The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)
First car is built by Henry Ford (United States)
Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
William McKinley (1843-1901) becomes 25th President of the United States
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) becomes 26th President of the United States
The first engine-powered airplane is invented (Wilbur & Orville Wright, United States)
U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
The electric washing machine is invented (Alva J. Fisher, United States)
First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States
Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) becomes 28th President of the United States
The assembly line is invented (Henry Ford, United States)
The bra is invented (Mary Phelps Jacob, United States)
August 3, 1914 - World War I begins: Germany invades Belgium
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