June 15, 2020
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Augustus Winkler Died in 1993 location: N/A altered his fingerprints along with many others by having a doctor remove a narrow strip down the center.
Evidence of Fingerprinting Date: 1000 B.C. Location: Ancient Babylon, China, Nova Scotia, and Persia. This is the first time in documented history that fingerprints were used in place of a signature
William Herschel Date:1858 Location: India Had some use fingerprints to sign contracts then, realized that no two fingerprints are exactly the same.
Fingerprints for solving crimes Date:1892 Location: Argentina Police found bloody fingerprint on the door frame of a crime scene. And, used it to identify the murderer
FIngerprints are becoming popular Date: 1896 Location: British India It took awhile for the use for fingerprints to catch on but this was the first year the increase was significant.
Fingerprints used to identify someone Date: 1880 Location: Tokyo A doctor in Tokyo (Henry Faulds) used fingerprints to identify who left a stray bottle lying around
Fingerprints in the U.S.A Date: 1903 Location: New York NYPD and others across the state started using fingerprints to identify people.
Military Branches and Fingerprints Date: 1905 Location: n/a The MarInes, Army, and Navy started using fingerprints. Even the NBCI also began keeping track of fingerprints on file.
FBI and FIngerprinting Location: America Date: 1924 The FBI took over fingerprinting in America . BY 1971 they had over 2 million fingerprints on file.
Computerizing Fingerprints Location: N/A Date: 1990 they started using computers to digitize their fingerprint records
Fingerprinting for a purpose location: america date: 1996 The law started fingerprinting children in the event of them becoming lost.
Electronic fingerprints in the FBI location: america Date: 1999 The FBI started to store their fingerprint files electronically. Now millions of criminals fingerprints are stored this way .
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