The first diesel engine automobile trip was completed on this day in 1930.
Did you know that:
• A boxing match was first recorded in 1681
• The first telephone message from a submerged submarine was sent by Simon Lake on this day in 1898
• Agronomist George Washington Carver was granted a patent for cosmetics on this day in 1925
• Berkeley chemists announced the first synthetic growth hormones on this day in 1971
• A postage stamp was first copyrighted by the US on this day in 1978
// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui