May 6 in Pop Culture History

May 6 in Pop Culture History 1840 (Tornado) Natchez, Mississippi 1851 – Linus Yale, Jr. was granted a patent (#8,071) for the invention of his “Self-Detaching and Attaching Key-Lock” as “a new and Improved Safety-Lock for Banks, Safes, Vaults, Stores, &c.” 1851 – President Benjamin Harrison had the first electric lights installed in the White …

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