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President Rutherford B. Hayes was the first president to use a telephone. His phone number was "1".
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The first woman admitted to Harvard Medical School wasn't even from the U.S.
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President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.
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In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, "Well, are you there?". It wasn't until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase "number please?"
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The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
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