1879 QUINTUPLE STELLA J-1644 PR66 Red Brown

Grading Service: PCGS
SKU: 140672
Cert Number: 40267936
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In 1879, several significant events took place that had lasting impacts in various fields. Thomas Edison's incandescent light bulb, which he had been working on since 1878, was perfected and publicly demonstrated in Menlo Park on December 31, 1879. This breakthrough in electric lighting paved the way for the widespread use of electric light in homes and industries, marking a major shift from gas and oil-based lighting and contributing significantly to the industrialization and modernization of society. Another notable figure, James Clerk Maxwell, a Scottish physicist known for his formulation of the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, bringing together electricity, magnetism, and light as different manifestations of the same phenomenon, passed away in November of the same year. Maxwell's contributions laid the groundwork for many advances in physics, including Einstein's theory of relativity. The year also saw advancements and changes in political and social landscapes, with notable figures passing away, such as Joseph Hooker, an American general, and other significant personalities across various fields contributing to the cultural and scientific advancements of their time??????. These events from 1879 demonstrate the dynamic nature of human progress, highlighting breakthroughs in technology, the impact of influential figures in science, and the evolving political and social landscape of the time."
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