13 First Times In History

There's always a first time for everything.

1. The first photograph ever taken (1826 or 1827).

2. The first modern bikini in public (1946).

3. The first sustained flight with a powered, controlled aircraft (Wright brothers, 1903).

4. The first website (CERN, 1991).

5. The first "selfie" (Robert Cornelius, 1839).

6. The first photographed high-five (LA Dodgers’ Glenn Burke and Dusty Baker, 1977).

7. The first color photograph (Tartan Ribbon, taken by James Clerk Maxwell in 1861).

8. The first person to receive a heart transplant (Louis Washkansky, surgery performed by Christiaan Barnard, 1967).

9. History's first Apple computer (Apple I, 1976).

10. The first moving picture (Eadweard James Muybridge, 1878).

11. The first underwater photograph (Louis Boutan, 1899).

12. The first McDonald's restaurant (San Bernardino, 1948).

13. The first television advertisement (Bulova, 1941)

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