December CalendarFind out what famous event happened on the December Calendar for history concerning patents, trademarks, or copyrights. What famous inventor has the same December birthday as you.
December 11948 "Scrabble" the board game was copyright registered.
1925 MR PEANUT was trademark registered.
December 21969 Patent #3,482,037 was granted to Marie V.B. Brown for a home security system.
December 31621 Galileo perfected his invention of the telescope. 1996 James and Jovee Coulter patented a glow in the dark glove.
December 41990 Patent #4,974,982 was granted to Thomas Nielson for a "keyring pocket pen."
December 5Chiclets gum was trademark registered.
December 61955 The car Volkswagen was trademark registered.
December 71926 KEEBLER was trademark registered.
1761 Madame Marie Tussaud, the creator of the first wax museum was born.
December 81970 Count Chocula was trademark registered.
1765 Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin was born.
December 91924 WRIGLEY'S gum was trademark registered.
December 101896 Alfred Nobel died. The Nobel Prize ceremony is held on this date.
1996 BED IN A BAG was trademark registered.
December 111900 Ronald McFeely obtained a patent for a shoe making machine.
December 121980 The Computer Software Act of 1980 defined computer programs and clarified the extent of protection afforded to computer software by law. Software was now considered an invention and could be patented.
December 131984 Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder suffered his first stroke.
December 141926 TILT-A-WHIRL was trademark registered. TILT-A-WHIRL is the famous theme park ride.
December 151964 Patent #3,161,861 was granted to Kenneth Olsen for "magnetic core memory" (first used in a minicomputer.) - History of Computer Memory
December 161935 The movie "A Tale of Two Cities" was copyright registered.
December 171974 The one millionth trademark registered was issued to Cumberland Packing Corp, for a simple G clef and staff design used on "Sweet'n Low".
December 181946 The first television network dramatic serial "Faraway Hill" ended after a two month run.
December 191871 Mark Twain received the first of his three patents for suspenders.
December 201946 "The Yearling," a movie based on the novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, was copyright registered.
1871 Albert Jones of New York NY, patented corrugated paper.
December 211937 Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" was copyright registered.
December 221877 The "American Bicycling Journal" began publishing in Boston, Mass.
1998 THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW trademark was registered.
December 231879 Thomas Edison patented a magneto-electric machine.
December 241974 Charles Beckley received a patent for a folding chair.
December 251984 L.F. Holland patented an improved trailer aka mobile home.
December 261933 Edwin Armstrong was granted a patent for a two-path FM radio.
December 271966 The words from the theme song for "Star Trek", were copyright registered. Star Trek was created by Gene Roddenberry.
December 281976 Patent # 4,000,000 was issued in to Robert Mendenhall for a process for recycling asphalt compositions.
December 291776 Charles Macintosh, the Scottish inventor, was born. Macintosh patented the first water-proof material. The mackintosh raincoat was named after him.
December 301851 Asa Griggs Candler was born. Candler was a businessman who bought Coca-Cola from the original inventor and made the softdrink famous.
December 311935 A patent for the game "Monopoly" was received by Charles Darrow.
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