29th January

The events happened on 29th January are :

1886 : Internal-combustion-powered car patented by Benz : On this day in 1886, German mechanical engineer Karl Benz—whose original three-wheeled Motorwagen ran for the first time in 1885—patented the first practical automobile powered by an internal-combustion engine.

1924 : The first machine for rolling ice cream cones was patented by Carl Rutherford Taylor of Cleveland, Ohio.

1919 : The Prohibition (Eighteenth) Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified and went into effect the following year.

1900 : The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs was organized in Philadelphia.

1880 : American actor and comedian W.C. Fields was born in Philadelphia.

1819 : British East India Company administrator Sir Stamford Raffles established the port of Singapore.

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