Today in history, The first African-American nursing school opens at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1881.
Today in history, The first coin-operated telephone (see picture below) is patented by William Gray in 1889.
Today in history, The US Court of Appeals rules Congress must save all emails in 1993.
Today in history, The first book ever printed is published by a German astrologer named Faust (see picture below). He is thrown in jail while trying to sell books in Paris. Authorities concluded that all the identical books meant Faust had dealt with the devil in 1457.