Events

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Science/Technology 05/06/1851 Mechanical refrigerator patented in Florida
Science/Technology 06/10/1846 Rubber tire for carriage wheels patented in England
Science/Technology 05/14/1853 Gail Borden applies for a patent for the production of commercial condensed milk
Science/Technology 08/19/1856 Gail Borden receives his patent for the production of commercial condensed milk
Science/Technology 05/19/1857 Electric fire alarm is patented in Boston
Science/Technology 05/20/1856 The first telegraph ticker to print words patented in New York City
Science/Technology 05/22/1849 Abraham Lincoln of Springfield, Illinois receives a patent for a device to aid riverboats over shoals
Science/Technology 05/25/1844 The first telegraphed news bulletin relays the results of the Oregon question debate to Baltimore
Science/Technology 05/30/1848 The first woman is elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Science/Technology 06/02/1858 Giovanni Donati discovers his comet
Science/Technology 10/10/1858 Donati's Comet passes at its closest to the Earth
Science/Technology 03/20/1858 First day of Spring
Science/Technology 06/21/1858 First day of Summer
Science/Technology 09/23/1858 First day of Autumn
Science/Technology 12/21/1858 First day of Winter
Science/Technology 12/21/1860 First day of Winter
Science/Technology 06/21/1860 First day of Summer
Science/Technology 09/22/1860 First day of Autumn
Science/Technology 02/10/1856 First Sunday in Lent
Science/Technology 03/20/1856 First day of Spring