On This Day – 20 November
Posted on: Wed 20 Nov 2019
On This Day;
In 1820, The American whaler Essex, was attacked by an 80-ton sperm whale 2,000 miles from the western coast of South America, inspiring Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.
In 1923, the U.S. Patent Office granted Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal.
Breakfast producer Zak Stuart joins Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to elaborate on these events in history.
Produced by Zak Stuart
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