10 Things Celebrating Their 100 Year Anniversary In 2017

Posted by Missy aka Tizzy in History On 14th June 2017

Despite the monumental advances and societal advances, there are plenty of things that have not changed over the past 100 years. You might find yourself surprised to see how many organizations, places, and ordinary items have been around longer than most have been alive.

#1 Girl Scout Cookies

I bet you did not know that Girl Scout cookies initially became a thing when a group of girls baked cookies in their homes and started selling them at their high school as a service act.


#2 National Hockey League

The Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and Quebec Bulldogs, decided to leave the National Hockey Association and officially form what we know now as the National Hockey League in November, 1917.

#3 Kikkoman Soy Sauce

The Mogi, Takanashi, and Horikiri, three business families, merged in 1917 to create this delicious sauce.


#4 Toggle Light Switch

Previously, push button switches were used until William J Newton patented the toggle switch in November 1917.

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