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1906

1906 History Facts:
  • HMS Dreadnought begins a new era in warships.
  • HMS Dreadnought has more armor (11 inch plate), is significantly larger than it's predecessors, uses a steam turbine engine for power, and relies on single caliber guns instead of a mix of guns.
  • William Kellogg invents cornflakes.
  • Lewis Nixon invents sonar.
  • Instant coffee invented by Mr G Washington, an Englishman living in Guatemala at the time.
  • The first Grand Prix is held at Le Mans, France - won by Renault driver Ferenc Szisz (Romanian nationality).
  • The artist Picasso invents cubism.
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