It took the first man to walk around the world four years, three months and 16 days to complete his journey.
The first food eaten in space by a U.S. astronaut was applesauce.
The first TV remote control, introduced in 1950, was called Lazy Bones.
The 1st public message to be transmitted via Morse code was "A patient waiter is no loser."
The first typewriter was called the "literary piano."
America's 1st roller coaster was built in 1827 to carry coal from a mine to boats below.
The game of basketball was first played using a soccer ball and two peach baskets.
The first country to use postcards was Austria.
The first person crossed Niagara Falls by tightrope in 1859.
The first jukebox was located in San Francisco in 1899.