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Americans got their first glimpse of an x-ray machine on this date in 1896 in an exhibit in New York City.

Profile America: X-Ray Machine

Thursday, January 18th. The X-ray machine, the first medical imaging device, was invented in Europe in the late 19th century. Americans got their first glimpse of this medical marvel on this date in 1896 in an exhibit in New York […]

by · January 18, 2018 · History, Profile America, Technology
une 26, 1896: first movie theater opens in u.s. -- charges $0.10 vs. today at $15. Credit: scoopnest.com

Profile America: The First Movie Theater

Friday, April 28 —¬†For over a century, going to the movies has been one of the most popular ways people all across the country enjoy themselves. The first time a paying American audience assembled to watch a motion picture was […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Profile America