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The first around-the-world car race, begins in New York City, ending in Paris, France

Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile

A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time

In 1908:

1908 Electric washing machine

Alva Fisher (Hurley Corporation). With water splashing around the electric Washing machine could be quite shocking

The average house cost $5,541
Equivalent today: $135,918

The average car cost $700
Equivalent today: $17,171

The average wage was $482
Equivalent today: $11,823

Inventions in 1908

26th President: Theodore Roosevelt September 14th 1901 -March 4th 1909

1908 Ford Model T

Photo: Arpingstone