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January 15, 1936
The Owens-Illinois Glass Company completes the first construction of a glass covered building in Toledo, Ohio.
February 4, 1936
The synthetic construction of Radium E marks the first radioactive element to be manufactured.
February 17, 1936
The Phantom superhero is released in the United States, being the first superhero to be depicted in the representative tight costume and mask.