1888 – George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film (More info)

1957 – Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School (More info)

1957 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel (More info)

1998 – Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University (More info)

2002 – Kelly Clarkson wins the first season of ‘American Idol’ (More info)