This Day, That Year – October 6

This Day, That Year – October 6

Dr. Charles H Sheppard opened the first public bath in Brooklyn on this day in 1863.

Did you know that:

• Benjamin Hanks patented a self-winding clock on this day in 1783
• Thomas Edison presented his first motion picture on this day in 1889
• Electric photography, now referred to as xerography or photocopying, was patented by Chester Carlson on this day in 1941

Zoya Siddiqui

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