Famous Events That Were The First Of Their Kind
In world history, everything once happens for the first time. We are talking not only about the invention of the computer, but also about the first selfie, the first Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Center, the first rights to control a motorcycle granted to a woman.
Someday, our great-grandchildren will look at the photo of the Hadron Collider or the first 3D printer and think about how long it was.
First artificial heart, 2001
During clinical trials, 14 patients had a heart implanted, but, due to insufficient evidence of its efficacy in 2015 the company abandoned this project.
The first mobile phone, 1973
This device weighed more than 1 kg, held a charge for only half an hour, and was fully charged in 10 hours. The day Martin Cooper invented the world’s first mobile phone, he called his competitors and told them that he was talking to them on his cell phone.
The first car of Henry Ford, 1896
The first car designed by Henry Ford, the first automobile he ever designed or drove, on June 4, 1896, at approximately 4 a.m. in the coal shed behind his home on Bagley Avenue in Detroit. Henry Ford decided in 1903 to create the Ford Motor Company.
Sally Halterman, 1937
Sally was the first woman in Washington to be given motorcycle rights. She was told that she was too young – and in fact she was very young. But Sally fought for her rights and finally got a driver’s license.
Apple’s first computer, 1976
This is the first computer developed by Steve Wozniak and presented to the public by Steve Jobs. There was only one buyer: Paul Terrell. The next day, Jobs barefoot came to The Byte Shop (Terrell’s computer store) and made the first deal in Apple’s history.
First Tesla, 2008
The Tesla Roadster, also known as Dark Star , is the first electric car released by Tesla Motors. Production stopped in 2012, but they promised to resume it by 2020.
First iPhone, 2007
On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco.
First color photograph, 1861
The first color photograph made by the three-color method suggested by James Clerk Maxwell in 1855, taken in 1861 by Thomas Sutton. The subject is a colored ribbon, usually described as a tartan ribbon.