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July 13th, 1835

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1835 John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for a traction wheel device used in locomotive steam engines. Before Mr. Ruggles received Patent #1, all of the 9,957 previous patents were not numbered as at the time of the US Patent Act of 1790, no one … Continue reading

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