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One-millionth Patent Awarded without Ceremony

One-millionth Patent Awarded without Ceremony

One-millionth Patent Awarded without Ceremony Scientific American “Unmarked by any pomp or ceremony and with a lack of ostentation that seemed totally inappropriate to the importance of the occasion, the one millionth patent was issued on Tuesday, August 8th, 1911. The wheel of chance which decided the recipient of the epoch-making patent—awarded to the patent…