“Way Back When” TODAY!

WAY BACK WHEN for Thursday, June 23, 2022

1846 Adolphe Sax patented his ‘saxophone.’

1860 The U.S. Secret Service was established by Congress. That same year, the government printing office was opened.

1868, Wisconsin journalist and Senator Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for a magical invention he called the “Type-Writer”. It was only able to type capital letters.

 

Music History

1973 George Harrison started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Living In The Material World’, his second US No.1 album.

 

Notable Birthdays:

Actress Selma Blair 50

American Idol judge Randy Jackson 66

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas 74

 

Credit to:

Thisdayinmusic.com and Thisdaytrivia.com