May 20, 1873. According to the Levi Strauss website, this was the day that Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis, the innovators behind the sturdy blue jeans we all love, got a patent on the process of adding metal rivets to men’s denim work pants for the first time in history. The pants were called waist overalls until 1960 when baby boomers began calling them jeans.
Drive up ATM buttons contain braille because U.S. regulations require it. The ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities says, “Instructions and all information for use of an automated teller machine shall be made accessible to and independently usable by persons with vision impairments.”