In 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a partenership that lead to the making of microsoft. Both of these men were young Paul Allen was 22 and Bill Gates was 19. Paul allen was the one who came up with the original name micro-soft. Microsoft was first realsed in 1983. They were both childhood friends. Microsoft became famous for their computer operating systems and killer business deals.
October 27, 1891 Philip B. Downing invents the letter box and street letter box and is awarded, respectively, patent #462,093 and462,096. This improvement in the covering and opening of outdoor mailboxes protected mail from both intruders and weather. It is relatively unchanged to this day.