On this date in 1841 the venetian blind was patented by John Hampton of New Orleans. 

- And to think critics said his invention would never see the light of day. 


I’ll see you back here Wednesday… and don’t forget you only have until this Friday, August 24th to cast your Round One vote in the Suburban Collection’s “Great Charity Giveaway”. Just click on any one of the SC ads on this page to help decide which local charities will share in $40,000 being given away! 

Have a great day…