When the sport of basketball was first invented what kind of ball was used?

Answer Dr. James Naismith invented basketball so that his students at the YMCA Training School would have a sport to play in the cold winters of Massachusetts. Players used two peach baskets and a soccer... Read More »

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What was head phone used for when it was first invented?

The manual for the LG800G shows describes a "handsfree or stereo earphone connector." It requires a (larger than some) 3.5mm male plug.

What was the first sport invented in world history?

The earliest sports, according to History World: The History of Sports and Games, involved running, catching and throwing. The first recorded competitive sports, however, were found in paintings in... Read More »

What kind of ball was used in early basketball games?

The inventor of basketball, Dr. James Naismith, chose a soccer ball for use with his new game after studying the balls utilized in other popular games of the 1890s, such as soccer, football, rugby ... Read More »

When were the first stone tools invented&used?

According to the American Museum of Natural History, the first stone tools, "sharp-edged flakes of rock," were invented and used around 2.5 million years ago. These tools marked "the beginnings of ... Read More »