On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1869: 1st plastic, Celluloid, patented.
 
On this Day in History in 1722: Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, ends tax on men with beards.
 
On this Day in History in 1889: George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time.
 
On this Day in History in 1896: The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece.

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1722: Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island.
 
On this Day in History in 1974: World Trade Center, then the world’s tallest building, opens in New York at 110 stories.
 
On this Day in History in 1971: Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole.
 
On this Day in History in 1933: The first operation to remove a lung was performed at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO.