Stupid Facts: Firsts
- The first beer can was used by Krueger Beer, and introduced in 1935.
- The first bra was created by a French designer in 1902.
- The first city in history to boast a million inhabitants was London,
- The first continental phone call occurred in 1915 between New York
and San Francisco.
- The first electronic computer was built in 1889 for the U.S. Census
- The first heart transplant took place on December 3, 1967.
- The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine featured a photo of John
Lennon on the cover.
- The first pay phone was installed in a Hartford, Connecticut bank
- The first scheduled TV broadcast, in 1931, featured George Gershwin
and Kate Smith.
- The first shopping center was built in Baltimore, MD, in 1896.
- The first sound recording ever made was "Mary Had a Little Lamb,"
in 1877 by Tom Edison.
- The first sperm banks opened in 1964 in Tokyo and Iowa City.
- The first stereo record went on the market in 1958.
- The first stewardesses were on United Airlines in 1930, and had to
be registered nurses.
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