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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 … Continue reading

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May 14, 1853

On May 14, 1853, Gail Borden, land surveyor, newspaper publisher and inventor, patented his process for condensed milk. That’s right, his process. In 1853, Gail was a boy’s name. Well, it really wasn’t, but he was Gail Borden, Jr. Which means that his dad, Gail Borden, Sr., was determined to not be the only boy … Continue reading

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