When was the first PC sold
The first personal computers, introduced in 1975
, came as kits: The MITS Altair 8800
, followed by the IMSAI 8080
, an Altair clone.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen wrote a BASIC compiler for the Altair and formed Micro-soft.When was the first Cell Phone used
April 3, 1973But there were cell phones. Well, one anyway. On April 3, 1973
, from a Manhattan street corner -- 6th Ave. between 53rd and 54th -- Motorola's Martin Cooper placed the world's first mobile phone call. To his rival, no lessWhat year was the Internet Launched
Access to the ARPANET was expanded in 1981
when the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded the Computer Science Network (CSNET). In 1982
, the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) was introduced as the standard networking protocol on the ARPANET.When was facebook Launched to the public
The origins of Facebook have been in dispute since the very week a 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg launched the site as a Harvard sophomore on February 4, 2004
. Then called "thefacebook.com," the site was an instant hit.What was the first sneaker produced for people to wear
Around 1892, the U.S. Rubber Company came up with more comfortable rubber sneakers
with canvas tops, called Keds. By 1917, these sneakers
began to be mass produced.When was one nation under God added to the Pledge
, at President Dwight D. Eisenhower's urging, the Congress legislated that “under God” be added, making the pledge read: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.When was in God we Trust added to money.
A law passed in a Joint Resolution by the 84th Congress (P.L. 84-140) and approved by President Dwight Eisenhower on July 30, 1956
declared IN GOD WE TRUST must appear on currency. This phrase was first used on paper money in 1957
, when it appeared on the one-dollar silver certificate.