Posts Tagged ‘benjamin franklin’



What important invention happened on May 23, 1785 and by Whom?

Answer:   The invention of the Bifocals was announced on May 23, 1785 by Benjamin Franklin!     To learn more about Benjamin Franklin and his bifocals, check out this article!   http://www.antiquespectacles.com/topics/franklin/franklin.htm  

Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin!

                        The Lightning Rod When most of us think about Benjamin Franklin and his inventions, we think about a man running around outside during a thunderstorm with a kite. Ask any child and they will be quick to tell you that Benjamin Franklin invented […]