This Day In History - Levi Patents Blue Jeans 1873

Levi Patents Blue Jeans 1873

Thursday, May 20, 2021

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Event Description

On this day in 1873, San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis are given a patent to create work pants reinforced with metal rivets, marking the birth of one of the world's most famous garments: blue jeans.

Event Location

San Francisco