What Happened on April 6, 1889

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Eastman begins selling his Kodak flexible rolled film for the first time

Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company George Eastman
Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company
George Eastman

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