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Historical Pneumatic Tube Events Calendar


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  1799
1799 (220 years ago)
Pneumatic transportation was invented by William Murdoch
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  1836
1836 (183 years ago)
The pneumatic tube carrier was invented
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  1853
1853 (166 years ago)
Josiah Latimer Clark installed a 200m long pneumatic tube system in London
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  1854
1854 (165 years ago)
Josiah Latimer Clark issued a patent for conveying letters and parcels by the airpressure and vacuum
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  1859
30 - 06 - 1859 (160 years ago)
The London Pneumatic Despatch Company was formed
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  1863
17 - 02 - 1863 (156 years ago)
Commissioning underground Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain
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  1864
24 - 10 - 1864 (154 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Hamburg, Germany
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  1865
07 - 11 - 1865 (153 years ago)
The Pneumatic Railway between Holborn-hill and Euston-square formally opened
 
18 - 11 - 1865 (153 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Berlin Germany
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  1866
11 - 11 - 1866 (152 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Paris, France
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  1868
20 - 08 - 1868 (151 years ago)
Successful Pneumatic Despatch experiments at Battersea, London United Kingdom
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  1870
26 - 02 - 1870 (149 years ago)
Alfred Ely Beach's experimental pneumatic subway opened in New York
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  1874
31 - 10 - 1874 (144 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain out of business
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  1875
15 - 02 - 1875 (144 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Vienna Austria
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  1877
01 - 04 - 1877 (142 years ago)
Initial Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Munich, Germany
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  1879
01 - 10 - 1879 (139 years ago)
The Mix & Genest company was founded by the businessman Wilhelm Mix and the engineer Werner Genest in Berlin-Schöneberg
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  1881
14 - 02 - 1881 (138 years ago)
William Stickney Lamson filed a patent on the Cash Ball system
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  1893
01 - 03 - 1893 (126 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Philadelphia USA
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  1897
07 - 10 - 1897 (121 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail New York USA
 
20 - 12 - 1897 (121 years ago)
Initial Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA
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  1898
19 - 04 - 1898 (121 years ago)
Underground pneumatic tube mail service connected the central Philadelphia post office with Pennsylvania and Reading terminals
 
07 - 07 - 1898 (121 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Rotterdam in the Netherlands
 
01 - 08 - 1898 (121 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail connects the New York City and Brooklyn post offices, carrying mail below ground in tubes
 
05 - 09 - 1898 (120 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Amsterdam in the Netherlands
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  1899
04 - 03 - 1899 (120 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Prague, Czech
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  1904
24 - 08 - 1904 (114 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Chicago, USA
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  1910
04 - 04 - 1910 (109 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Algiers, Algeria
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  1918
30 - 06 - 1918 (101 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA temporarily discontinued
 
30 - 06 - 1918 (101 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Philadelphia USA discontinued
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  1922
01 - 07 - 1922 (97 years ago)
First Re-Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Munich, Germany
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  1926
01 - 08 - 1926 (93 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA re-established, after being 8 years out of business
 
06 - 08 - 1926 (93 years ago)
The dedication of the Boston Postal Pneumatic Tube System
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  1950
28 - 04 - 1950 (69 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail between New York and Brooklyn (mail carried in tubes across the Brooklyn Bridge) ends because of repairs on the bridge and was never restored
 
31 - 12 - 1950 (68 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA out of business
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  1953
01 - 04 - 1953 (66 years ago)
Second Re-Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Munich, Germany
 
31 - 12 - 1953 (65 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail system New York USA out of business
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  1962
05 - 07 - 1962 (57 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Algiers, Algeria, out of business
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  1964
29 - 02 - 1964 (55 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Marseille France out of business
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  1967
23 - 05 - 1967 (52 years ago)
Commissioning Großrohrpost Hamburg, Germany
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  1984
30 - 04 - 1984 (35 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail system Paris France out of business
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  2002
13 - 08 - 2002 (17 years ago)
Prague (Czech) is flooded, damaging the Pneumatic Tube Mail system beyond repair
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  2007
21 - 02 - 2007 (12 years ago)
Domain name buispost.eu has been claimed, the start of this website
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  2012
15 - 07 - 2012 (7 years ago)
Elon Musk first publicly mentions his version of the concept passenger and freight transportation, the Hyperloop
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  2018
12 - 12 - 2018 (0 years ago)
BUISPOST.EU becomes Pneumatic.Tube!