1854 - First Oil Company in US, The Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company was incorporated.
1913 - Dr William David Coolidge patented (U.S. No. 1,082,933) a method for making ductile tunsten. It was used for the purpose of making filaments for electric lamps.
1959 - First US ballistic missile submarine, that could launch missiles while under water, U.S.S George Washington was launched.
1972 - Highest wave was instrumentally recorded 86 feet (26.3 metre)
1851 - Asa Griggs Candler (Coca Cola Management and Marketing)
1954 - Rodney Allen Brooks (Engineer and Inventor - Robots)
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1948 - Randy W. Schekman
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