Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Pittsburgh Firsts

First heart,liver,kidney transplant - December 3,1989
at Presbyterian University Hospital.

The First Internet Emoticon - The Smiley was the first
internet emoticon, created in 1980 by Carnegie Mellon
University computer scientist Scott Fahlman.

First Bingo Game - Hugh J. Ward first came up with the
concept of bingo in Pittsburgh and later took it nationwide
in 1924.He secured a copywright on the game and wrote a
book of Bingo rules in 1933.


Wildflower Cabin said...

How interesting to hear about these 'firsts'! I learned some things today. :o)

Karen said...

Hi Suzy. Welcome to blogging! Have a great day.

PEA said...

Hi Suzy...I'm here via Seeds From My Garden's blog!! Welcome to the wonderful world of blogging:-) You'll soon find out what an amazing bunch of people are out there...it will be a year of blogging for me in March and I've never had so much fun in my life!! Take care and come visit me if you have a chance:-)

Lala's world said...

cool bits of info! welcome to the blogging world, here via morning glory!