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11 Famous First Times In History



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First time in history

First time in history

There is always a first time for something new. Like our first selfie, our first car, etc. Don't you think our grandparents will have the curiosity to know the history of the very advanced technological world of their time? Let's know some of the first time in history

First Tesla, 2008

First Tesla, 2008

The first ever Tesla model, also known as the "Dark Star" was the first ever electric battery automobile produced by the Tesla Motors in 2008. An amazing invention, its production stopped in 2012. But Tesla is all set to restart its production by 2020.

Café Terrace At Night, 1888

Café Terrace At Night, 1888

Vincent Gogh's first painting in which he used a starry sky. This painting of colorful outdoor view is a picturesque work, the vision of a relaxed spectator who enjoys the charm of his surrounding without any moral concern.  This cafe actually exists and is situated in Place du Forum in Arles, France.

First cell phone, 1973

First cell phone, 1973

This is one of our very favourite inventions. Invented by Martin Cooper in 1973, the phone weighed 1 kg, took 10 hours to charge and worked for half an hour. On the day that Martin invented the cellphone, he called a competitor company and told them that he was talking on his cell phone.

First artificial heart, 2015

First artificial heart, 2015

The first ever artificial heart was made in 2015 by Abiocor. It worked on rechargeable energy source and AbioCor has already tested it on 15 patients, but the company stopped developing the product.

First selfie, 1839

First selfie, 1839

Yeah! Our pouts and poses are because of this man as he took the first ever selfie. Robert Cornelius was the first man to take a selfie and it was not only the first selfie but also the first distinct human portrait in history!

First color photograph, 1861

First color photograph, 1861

The first ever colored photograph was taken by James Maxwell. He was at that time experimenting with tri color technologies. It is an image of a tartan ribbon.

First photograph of lightning, 1882

First photograph of lightning, 1882

This is the very first image of lighting taken by William Jennings. The only reason behind the photograph was to know if lightning actually had the zig zag form.

First car, 1896

First car, 1896

The first ever car was invented by Henry Ford. He decided the car in his garage. It was a quadricycle with four cycle wheels and ran on gasoline. It was after this success that Henry Ford decided to start the Ford Motor Company in 1903.

Sally Halterman, 1937

Sally Halterman, 1937

Sally Halterman is the first ever woman in the USA to get her driving license to ride a motorcycle. She was rejected several times on the ground that she was very young but she stood to her grounds, passed the test several times and gained her license.

First public showing of the bikini, 1946

First public showing of the bikini, 1946

The first ever bikini show in public was in 1946. The new swimsuit was known as Bikini Atoll, where the USA conducted its first nuclear tests. Designed by a Parisian fashion designer, Louis Reard, the bikini was first shown in public on July 5, 1946, by Micheline Bernardini, a dancer from the Casino de Paris.

First McDonald’s restaurant, 1948

First McDonald’s restaurant, 1948

Our very favourite McDonald's first restaurant was opened in 1948. At first, Richard and Maurice McDonald sold barbecue food, but then they reopened the restaurant with potato chips, French fries, orange juice, hamburgers, and Coca-Cola. Now you can find not only the restaurant but a museum and gift shop here!



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