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Rubber tire for carriage wheels patented in England

England and Wales, 1857, zoomable map
06/10/1846
Robert William Thompson patented a rubber tire for carriage wheels in London. He gained a United States patent the following year. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 555.

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