|
|
|
The Carthage Press
American history since 1492
Ballpoint pen is born
email print
About this blog
By Liz Davis
\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
Recent Posts
July 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.
July 13, 2016 1:28 a.m.
July 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.
June 25, 2016 3:23 p.m.
June 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.
By Liz Davis
Oct. 30, 2013 12:01 a.m.

October 30, 1888
Ballpoint pen is born
"Necessity is the mother of invention." John J. Loud of Massachusetts needed a writing instrument that would write on leather and fabric. The result was a ballpoint pen on which Loud received a patent on October 30, 1888.
http://ballpointpenart-stith.blogspot.com/2007/12/first-ballpoint-pen-mr-john-j-loud.html

Recent Posts

    latest blogs

    • Community
    • National


    Events Calendar