What was the first commercial product to have a bar code?

What was the first commercial product to have a bar code?

40 years ago today: Wrigley gum the first product to have its bar code scanned. A 10-pack of Wrigley Juicy Fruit gum was the first item scanned for its UPC in a grocery store 40 years ago in 1974. A 10-pack of Wrigley Juicy Fruit gum was the first item scanned for its UPC in a grocery store 40 years ago in 1974.

Who ran against Eisenhower in the 1952 election?

The 1950s. People. Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965) ran against Eisenhower for president as the Democratic candidate in both 1952 and 1956.

How long is the earth’s circumference?

The circumference of Earth at the equator is about 24,902 miles (40,075 km), but from pole-to-pole — the meridional circumference — Earth is only 24,860 miles (40,008 km) around. This shape, caused by the flattening at the poles, is called an oblate spheroid.

Are comets made of ice?

They are composed of rock, dust, ice and frozen gases such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, methane, and ammonia. Sometimes called dirty snowballs, recent studies have shown that the ice of a comet is covered by a crust. Comets also contain a variety of organic compounds as well as the gases already mentioned.

What kind of fish is in imitation crab meat?

Imitation crab or surimi (its Japanese name) means minced fish. The mincing process was developed in Japan almost 1,000 years ago. Imitation crab is made from mild-flavored, white-fleshed fish, usually pollack and/or whiting. The fish is deboned, minced and formed into a paste.

Who was the first actor ever?

Thespis (/ˈθɛspɪs/; Greek: Θέσπις; fl. 6th century BC) of Icaria (present-day Dionysos, Greece), according to certain Ancient Greek sources and especially Aristotle, was the first person ever to appear on stage as an actor playing a character in a play (instead of speaking as him or herself).

Who invented the first pay phone?

The first pay phone was invented in 1889 and by 1902, there were over 81,000 pay telephones in the United States. In 1889, the first public coin telephone was installed by inventor William Gray at a bank in Hartford, Conn.

When was the first official car race?

The first automobile race ever seen in the United States was held in Chicago in 1895. The track ran from Chicago to Evanston, Illinois. The winner was J. Frank Duryea, whose average speed was 71/2 miles per hour.