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  • Rochester, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 18, 1906

    Xerox

    Haloid Photographic Company

    Rochester, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 18, 1906

    Xerox was founded in 1906 in Rochester, New York, as The Haloid Photographic Company. It manufactured photographic paper and equipment.




  • Paris, France
    Thursday Apr 19, 1906

    Marie Curie

    Pierre Curie's Death

    Paris, France
    Thursday Apr 19, 1906

    On 19 April 1906, Pierre Curie was killed in a road accident. Walking across the Rue Dauphine in heavy rain, he was struck by a horse-drawn vehicle and fell under its wheels, causing his skull to fracture. Curie was devastated by her husband's death.




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