100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Baby Plate Patented

Baby high chairs may have been around since ancient times in one form or another. Joseph W Kenna was granted a patent for a child’s high chair and carriage in February 1880.

On June 11, 1912 Underwood patented a plate especially designed for high chairs. It had a wide triangular bottom to prevent being tipped over easily.

Underwood High Chair Baby Plate
patented June 11, 1912

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