November 14, 1856

On November 14, 1856, American inventor Gail Borden was issued a patent for the technology related to his invention of condensed milk. He said the hardest part was shrinking the cows down to the correct size because it was a real mess when the cows imploded in the shrinking process. He also said that if you shrunk them to far, there was a real danger in creating a mathematical curiosity of extreme density.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
This entry was posted in 19th Century, Historical Facts and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to November 14, 1856

  1. Dr. Shrinker says:

    The struggle is real.

    Dr. Shrinker,
    PhD, MdSci

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *