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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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September 5, 1885

First gasoline pump produced in US

With the advent of the horseless carriage, came the need for fuel to keep those vehicles on the road. The first gasoline pump produced in the US was purchased by Jake Gumper of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, on September 5, 1885.

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