Windshield Wiper Patented

November 10, 1903

On November 3, 1903, the US Patent Office issues US Patent 743,801 to Mary May Anderson for a “window cleaning device” for electric cars and other vehicles which is operated via a lever from inside the vehicle. Her version of … Continue reading

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On Origin of Species Published

November 24, 1859

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life is published on 24 November 1859. For the sixth edition of 1872, the short title will be changed to The … Continue reading

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