World of firsts

Welcome back everybody! Holidays have been great and there is still a sliver of them left. But before we start a new semester and begin things anew, let’s take a look at some of the ‘firsts‘ in this world…

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Novel (1007) – Tale of Genji

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Magazine (1731) – The Gentleman’s Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Photograph (1826) – “View from the Window at Le Gras”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Skyscraper (1885) – Home Insurance Building in Chicago

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Motorcycle (1885) – Daimler’s “riding car”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First X-Ray (1895) – Röntgen’s wife hand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Crossword (1913) – Arthur Wynne’s Invention

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Concept Car (1938) – Buick Y-Job

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Album Cover (1938) – Smash Song Hits by Rodgers and Hart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Computer Mouse (1964) – by Douglas Engelbart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First Digital Camera (1975) – created by Kodak’s engineer Steve Sasson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World’s First MP3 Player (1998) – MPMan 32MB

-DB