History is never repeated. You either create a new or learn from the past. But to grow from history, we have to first know about it. We at BragSocial, look forward to providing you with all information regarding what today is renowned for.
U.S. prison population exceeds one million
The US justice department announced that the U.S. prison population has crossed one million for the first time in American history. This composition of figures was only for the people in federal prisons excluding the people in local prisons. This increase in the rates was due to the tougher laws being introduced which made The United States second globally for incarceration rates.
New York City subway opens
In October 1904, Mayor George in New York City inaugurated the city’s innovative new rapid transit system: the subway. It became the largest American system, running from City Hall in lower Manhattan to Grand Central Terminal in midtown, and then heading west along 42nd Street to Times Square, the line finished by zipping north, all the way to 145th Street and Broadway in Harlem.it builds up the first line operated by the IRT, traveling 9.1 miles through 28 stations.
DuPont announces its new synthetic polyamide fiber will be called “nylon”
Although nylon was patented in 1935, it was on 27 October 1938, when it came into the view of the public in New York. Nylon is a type of innovative polymer and is a versatile plastic that can be used to make a variety of things to the fabric. It was developed first by chemist Wallace Carothers working for DuPont in 1935. After the patent, its first commercial use was in the form of nylon bristles on a toothbrush.
Pinckney’s Treaty signed by Spain and the US, establishing the southern boundary of the US and giving Americans the right to navigate the Mississippi River
Pinckney’s Treaty, also known as the Treaty of San Lorenzo or the Treaty of Madrid, was signed on October 27, 1795, by the United States and Spain. The treaty described the border between the United States and Spain. It also gave the navigation rights to The United States on the Mississippi River. The representatives were Thomas Pinckney from the United States and Don Manuel de Godoy from Spain.
Joseph Glidden applies for a patent on his barbed wire design
On October 27, 1873, a farmer named Joseph Glidden appealed for the patent of a fencing wire with sharp barbs. This invention was going to change the face of the American West forever. It was an upgraded version of the wire design made by Henry Rose. This invention greatly affected the lives of people in the Great plains. It helped the farmers to construct a fence using cheap and portable barbed wire.