October is Inventions Month!

125 Years of Stability!

We are celebrating our 125th birthday and hope you enjoy it too! We will have special videos and activities to make this celebration even more special. So we hope you stick around and see all the fun celebrations that are yet to come!

April - Sports

May - Civics

June - Food

July - Entertainment

August - People of 1898

September - Commerce

October - Inventions

November - Transportation

December - Mystery

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Bank of England is founded in England Arkansas, opening their doors on August 8 with a capital stock of $10,000.

Bank of Englands first building


Australia becomes one commonwealth after the six colonies combine to the country that we know today


The first World Series is played in Boston, starting one of the longest running American sports league


Ford motor company opens its first factory, being the first to mass produce automobiles.

Ford's first factory


The U.S. Federal Reserve is created as the central banking system of the United States.


Frozen vegetables that we know today were invented to make vegetables last longer and more readily available across the world.


Bubble Gum is invented by Walter Diemer, called Dubble Bubble, a new type of flavored gum

Dubble Bubble inventor Walter Diemer


Bugs Bunny makes his first appearance in 'A Wild Hare' on July 27th

A Wild Hare


The NBA or National Basketball Association is created with only 11 teams and a 60-game schedule.


Rosa Parks remains seated, becoming a national hero and helping push the equality movement.


The first Wal-Mart is started in Rogers Arkansas, by Sam Walton being called 'Wal-Mart Discount City'


Aerosmith is formed in Boston starting one of the most iconic rock bands



The first Macintosh computer is introduced at the price of $2,495 starting the age of home computers.

Steve Jobs with the first macintosh computer


ABC Family is created to be a very well know family television channel, with shows like 'Pretty Little Liars' and 'Power Rangers'


The Florida Marlins win the world series only 4 years after the team was started


Youtube.com is started with over 2 million video views each day, becoming the biggest online video sharing site.

Youtube as it looked in 2005


Space X is the first commercial company to dock with the International Space Station. They did this with their Dragon 1 capsule, carrying vital supplies for the ISS.

A dragon capsule attached to the International Space Station


The Super Bowl 50 takes place at Levi's Stadium in California, with the Denver Broncos winning against the Carolina Panthers


The Challenger Deep goes on the deepest sea dive ever recorded, going 35,768ft deep inside the Mariana Trench near the Philippines

The Challenger Deep, on a ship


Bank of England Mortgage celebrates its 125th birthday!

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