Friday, May 20, 2011

This Date in History, May the 20th...

1874 Levi Strauss marketed blue jeans with copper rivets, price $13.50 doz. What did people do for tight-ass jeans before then?

1926 Thomas Edison said Americans prefer silent movies over talkies. Now I know how the CON Edison company got its name.

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Blogger Bhob said...

Before denim jeans, Strauss tried selling trousers made from canvas tents.

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