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  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 17, 1882

    Incandescent light bulb

    Latimer received a patent for The "Process of Manufacturing Carbons"

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 17, 1882

    Lewis Latimer, employed at the time by Edison, developed an improved method of heat-treating carbon filaments which reduced breakage and allowed them to be molded into novel shapes, such as the characteristic "M" shape of Maxim filaments. On 17 January 1882, Latimer received a patent for the "Process of Manufacturing Carbons", an improved method for the production of light bulb filaments, which was purchased by the United States Electric Light Company. Latimer patented other improvements such as a better way of attaching filaments to their wire supports.




  • Hyde Park, New York, U.S.
    Monday Jan 30, 1882

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Birth

    Hyde Park, New York, U.S.
    Monday Jan 30, 1882

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in the Hudson Valley town of Hyde Park, New York, to businessman James Roosevelt Sr. and his second wife, Sara Ann Delano.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Aug 4, 1882

    Frederick Douglass

    Anna died

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Aug 4, 1882

    Anna his wife, died in 1882.




  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 5, 1882

    Labor day

    McGuire and the Knights of Labor organised a similar parade based on the Canadian event

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 5, 1882

    McGuire and the Knights of Labor organised a similar parade based on the Canadian event on 5 September 1882 in New York City, US.




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