This week in 1900 – One of the most famous trademarks in the world, ‘His Master’s Voice’, was registered with the U.S. Patent Office. The logo of the Victor Talking Machine Company, and later, RCA Victor, shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone machine. If you ask me, Nipper looks pretty good for being 116 years old.
1960 – The first Etch-A-Sketch went on sale. Over 50 million units were sold during the next 25 years.
1965 – The “Mariner IV” spacecraft sent back the first close-up pictures of the planet Mars.
2003 – AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.