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  • New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1878

    Incandescent light bulb

    Edison filed his first patent Application for "Improvement In Electric Lights"

    New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1878

    Thomas Edison began serious research into developing a practical incandescent lamp in 1878. Edison filed his first patent application for "Improvement In Electric Lights" on 14 October 1878.




  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1912

    Theodore Roosevelt

    Assassination Attempt

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1912

    On October 14, 1912, while campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Roosevelt was shot by a saloonkeeper named John Flammang Schrank. The bullet lodged in his chest after penetrating his steel eyeglass case and passing through a thick (50 pages) single-folded copy of the speech titled "Progressive Cause Greater Than Any Individual", which he was carrying in his jacket.




  • U.S.
    Friday Oct 14, 2011

    Apple Inc.

    iPhone 4S

    U.S.
    Friday Oct 14, 2011

    Apple released the iPhone 4S.




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