February 14: Christopher Sholes (1819-1890) birthday—invented typewriter

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February 14

Christopher Latham Sholes (1819-1890) Birthday — typewriter inventor

Christopher Latham Sholes, born February 14, 1819 in Mooresburg, Pennsylvania, invented the first pratical typewriter and the QWERTY keyboard, the first commercially-successful typewriter.

Click here to read more on Wikipedia — why was the QWERTY keyboard needed?

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