What year did Planters introduce Mr. Peanut?

Answer The Planters Company introduced its trademark advertising character Mr. Peanut in 1916. A 14-year-old boy submitted a drawing of a peanut with arms and legs, labeled "Mr. Peanut," in a contest spon... Read More »

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What year did Sony introduce the Walkman?

The Sony Walkman, precursor to today's iPods, first appeared on the market on July 1, 1979. It proved to be a huge hit in Japan, and was released in the United States (to equal success) in June 19... Read More »

What year did the company introduce the name Nike?

The brand name "Nike" was created in 1971 by Jeff Johnson, the first full-time employee of Blue Ribbon Sports, a company started by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman. Blue Ribbon Sports would later be ... Read More »

What year did IBM introduce its first desktop computer the Datamaster?

IBM introduced the System/23 Datamaster in July 1981. The Datamaster is an all-in-one desktop unit that includes a monitor, keyboard and disk drives. The computer and a printer cost $9,830 when it ... Read More »

What year did Mendeleev introduce his first periodic table?

Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev introduced the Periodic Table of Elements to the scientific world in 1869. This table was used to classify the elements, and it earned Mendeleev the title of "fat... Read More »