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What Happened on April 1, 1826

Historical Events

  • Samuel Morey is issued the first U.S. patent for an internal-combustion engine, which he calls a “Gas or Vapour Engine"
1826 Highlights

About April 1, 1826

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 196 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries