When were chalkboards invented?

Answer The first chalkboard, or blackboard, was created and by James Pillans of Edinburgh, Scotland before 1801. He was the headmaster of Old High School and credited with first using the black slate boar... Read More »

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When were chalkboards introduced into American schools?

The first large black chalkboard in America was used in 1801 by George Baron, a math instructor at West Point Military Academy. By the mid-1800s, a blackboard was found in almost every school and w... Read More »

When were cell phones invented&who were they made by?

Martin Cooper invented the cell phone in 1973, and Motorola was its maker. The phone was much bigger and heavier than today's models. Called the DynaTAC, the phone did not go one sale until 10 year... Read More »

When were lp records invented?

Long Playing Records or "LPs" were invented in 1948. They waned in popularity, in the early 1990s due to the introduction of the CD. LPs are made of vinyl and hold up to 60 minutes of music. They a... Read More »

When were restrooms invented?

Credit for the modern public restroom goes to inventor George Jennings, who in 1851 installed public lavatories for the Great Exhibition at London’s Crystal Palace. However, according to the Worl... Read More »