8 Common Things You Didn’t Know Were Named After Someone

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Mason jars

Today, we see everywhere mason jars, but they have actually been famous since the 1800s. 

John Landis Mason was a specialist in food preservation and he invented these multipurpose jars in 1858. The Ball Corporation licensed the jars of Mason in 1884 and they continue to create them even today.

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  1. Yvonne Hughes says

    I love all the photos and the information on the items and that the photos hold interesting facts. I look forward to these in my inbox all the time, thank you for sharing them.

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