July 10, 2020
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The Scarlet Letter Project: Cultural and Scientific Timeline
A timeline of important cultural and scientific events that occurred in Massachusetts.
⟶ Updated 4 Oct 2018 ⟶
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The Scarlet Letter Project: Historical Timeline
This timeline includes major historical events that occurred...
The typewriter is patented by Charles Thurber in Worcester (1843)
The first telephone is demonstrated by Alexander Graham Bell in Boston (1876)
The first basketball game is played in Springfield (1891)
The first successful gasoline-powered automobile in the United States is demonstrated by Charles and Frank Duryea in Springfield (1893)
The first successful liquid fuel rocket launched by Dr. Robert Goddard in Auburn (1926)
The first computer, a non-electronic "differential analyzer," is developed by Dr. Vannevar Bush of M.I.T. in Cambridge (1928)
The first successful kidney transplant is performed in Boston (1954)
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