Geek Fact for October 25th

In 1955
, Tappan introduced the first domestic microwave oven.

Priced at $1,295, the microwave oven had a stainless-steel exterior , an aluminum oven cavity with a glass shelf and two cooking speeds (500 or 800 watts).

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