Today In History- April 10

Today In History- April 10

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United States Patent system established.

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Patent system established by U.S. government.

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

On Apr. 10, 1790, the United States Patent system was established, appropriating necessary measures to satisfy inventors and scientists.  The first patent was to Samuel Hopkins for an improvement in the making of pot ash.  The first patents were originally signed by George Washington himself.

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