October CalendarFind out what famous event happened on the October Calendar for history concerning patents, trademarks, or copyrights. What famous inventor has the same October birthday as you.
October 11959 The first episode of Rod Sterling's "Twlight Zone" was copyright registered.
October 21963 Martin Luther King's famous "I Have A Dream" speech was copyright registered.
October 31950 The transistor was patented by Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain.
October 41949 The patent for an antibiotic for typhoid was granted to Crooks, Rebstock, Controalis and Bartz.
October 51961 "Breakfast at Tiffanys", the movie based on Truman Capote's book, was copyright registered.
October 61941 Electric photography, now referred to as xerography or photocopying, was patented by Chester Carlson.
October 71975 Patent #3,909,854 was granted to Ysidro M. Martinez for a knee implant prosthesis.
October 81901 Domino Sugar was trademark registered.
October 91855 Isaac Singer patented his sewing machine. The first functional sewing machine, was invented by Barthelemy Thimonnier in 1830. He was almost killed by enraged French tailors because they felt threatened by his invention.
October 101911 Henry Ford received a patent for an automobile transmission mechanism.
October 111841 A patent for a collapsible tube for use with such items as toothpaste was granted to John Rand.
October 121972 Stevie Wonder copyright registered the words and music for "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (Wonder registered his first work at age 14 in 1964.)
October 131893 The melody for "Happy Birthday To You" was copyright registered. "Happy Birthday" was originally published as "Good Morning To All" in a book called "Song Stories for the Kindergarten" written by Mildred and Patty Hill.
October 141835 Henry Blair received a patent in for an improved corn planter.
October 151991 Pizza Hut was trademark registered.
October 161900 Frank Sprague was granted a patent for a multi-control for electric trains.
October 171961 "HOT ROCKS" Candy was trademark registered.
October 181931 The famous inventor, Thomas Alva Edison died in West Orange, NJ, at age 84.
October 191953 Ray Bradbury's novel, "Fahrenheit 451" was copyright registered. "Fahrenheit 451" was based on Bradbury's earlier short story called "The Fireman."
October 201904 The song "Yankee Doodle Boy" was copyright registered.
October 211958 Tater Tots were trademark registered.
October 221940 Julian, Mayer and Krause received a patent for cortisone, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, adrenal insufficiency, allergies, diseases of connective tissue and gout.
October 231877 A patent for a gas-motor engine was issued to Nicolaus Otto, and Francis and William Crossley.
October 241836 Alonzo Phillips patented a friction match.
1861 The first transcontinental telegraph system was completed, making it possible to transmit messages rapidly (by mid-19th-century standards) from coast to coast.
October 251960 The musical play "Camelot" by Loewe and Lerner was copyright registered
October 261928 The novel "Peter Pan" by James Barrie was copyright registered.
October 271992 Nintendo of America copyright registered the configuration of its hand-held game machine.
October 281879 William Lincoln was issued a patent for a lamp.
October 291955 Warner Brothers copyright registered the movie "A Rebel without a Cause" starring James Dean.
October 301888 A patent for a ballpoint pen was received by John Loud.
October 311961 Patent #3,003,667 was granted to Edward Aguado of St. Louis, MO, for an "airway for artificial respiration."