From the 1940’s Decade – Famous Firsts and Inventions

1940 • Penicillin was used to help cure diseases. • Morton Salt was introduced. • The first synthetic rubber tires were manufactured. • Synthetic tooth fillings were developed. • Tiffany’s in New York City was the first fully air-conditioned store. • The first commercial flights with pressurized cabins were inaugurated. • The Jeep made its debut on November 11, 1940. …