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By 1916, more than 3.5 million cars were traveling around on America's roads.
Marie Curie won the Nobel Prize for chemistry for the discovery of radium and polonium.
Five million Americans attended some 10,000 theaters each day.
Assembly line workers could put together an entire Model T Ford in less than two hours.
Marie Curie gave the energy that released a powerful form of energy the name radioactivity. in 1903, the Curies shared the Nobel Prize for physics for their work in radioactivity.
As a result of the growing interest in sports, the International Olympic Games began.
Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi used discoveries about electromagnetic waves to create the first radio.
Alexander Graham Bell displayed the telephone at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition.
The electric generator was developed, which produced a current that could power machines.
Dmitri Mendeleev, a Russian chemist, organized a chart on which all the known elements were arranged in order of weight, from lightest to heaviest.
Charles Darwin published his thinking on the nook titled: "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selections".
British chemist John Dalton theorized that all matter is made of tiny particles called atoms.