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.