George Eastman patented his roll film camera and registered the trademark Kodak on September 4, as Russ Mitchell recaps for us in this video clip from This Day In History. Many other historical events also happened on September 4, and are recapped. Thomas Edison supplied the first electricity to the first customers of the Edison Electric Illuminating Company in New York City, and President Truman made the first live, coast to coast television broadcast, which was about the Peace Conference in San Francisco. Also on September 4, Geronimo surrendered to General Nelson Miles after thirty years of fighting.
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