The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano.
The first ballpoint pens were sold in 1945 for $12.00.
The first sailing boats were built in Egypt.
The first bike was called a hobbyhorse.
In 1878, the first telephone book ever issued contained only 50 names.
The first human-made object to break the sound barrier was a whip.
The first vacuum was so large, it was brought to a house by horses.
The first penny had the motto "Mind your own business."
The first TV network kids show in the U.S. was "Captain Kangaroo."
The first TV show ever to be put into reruns was "The Lone Ranger."