On this date in 1865, The first pocket cigarette lighter, the Erie Pocket Lighter, was manufactured by the Repeating Light Company of Springfield, Massachusetts
On this date in 1876, the cigarette manufacturing machine was patented by Albert H. Hook.
On this date in 1965, the Pillsbury Doughboy debuted
On this date in 1977 the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever was released.
Celebrating birthdays today:
pop star and DJ David Guetta (50)
Christopher “Peter Brady” Knight (60)
Judy Tenuta (61)
Joni Mitchell (74) (Image- Max Morse-Reuters via cbc)