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October 2, 1866

Osterhoudt invents new can opener

J. Osterhoudt invented a new kind of can opener. Patent #58,554 was issued on October 2, 1866, for a "key" opener that was attached to tin cans.

http://www.google.com/patents/US58554

http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/tin_can.htm

 

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