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Wells Fargo (California) : The first bank to offer internet banking to customers in the United States

(uskings.us) On May 18, 1995, Wells Fargo became the first bank to offer internet banking to customers, replacing programs involving desktop computers, hard drives, and bank-provided floppy disks.

Presidential Bank (Bethesda) : the first bank in the United States to offer its bank accounts over the Internet

(uskings.us) On October 6, 1995, Presidential became the first bank in the United States to offer its bank accounts over the Internet.

Human Genome Project : The largest collaborative biological project in the United States

The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the base pairs that make up human DNA,...

Mustang Museum of America ( Alabama) : The museum owns the largest collection of Ford Mustangs in the United States

The museum is located in the city of Odenville and is also the home of Bob Powell who, over four years ago, envisioned building...

Northwestern University’s Shakespeare Garden (Illinois) : The first Shakespeare Garden in the United States

In 1915, the Drama League of America recommended the construction of Shakespeare gardens to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the playwright's death. Noted Chicago...

Nucor Corporation (North Carolina): The largest steel producer in the United States

Nucor Corporation is an American producer of steel and related products headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the largest steel producer in the...

North Dakota Mill and Elevator (North Dakota): The largest flour mill in the United States by capacity

The North Dakota Mill and Elevator is the largest flour mill in the United States. It is located in the city of Grand Forks,...

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (New York) : The oldest bank in the United States

The shipping industry in New York City chafed under the lack of a bank, and investors envied the 14% dividends that Bank of North...

Orbital Sciences Corporation (Virginia) : The first private company developed space launch vehicle in the United States

  Orbital was headquartered in Dulles, Virginia and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol ORB. Orbital's primary products were...

Project Gutenberg: The first project to make e-books freely available via the Internet in the United States

(Uskings.us) Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, as well as to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks." It was founded in 1971 by American writer Michael S. Hart and is the first project to make e-books freely available via the Internet in the United States.

Space Adventures (Virginia): The first private space company provides spaceflights services to private astronauts in the United States

(uskings.us) Space Adventures, an American space travel company is the first private space company and the only company currently providing spaceflights services to private astronauts which include zero gravity flights, orbital space flight and the option to participate in a space walk.

American Psychological Association (Massachusetts) : The largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States

(uskings.us) The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States, with over 121,000 members.

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New Almaden (California) : The oldest mercury mine in the United States

(uskings.us) New Almaden mine, established in 1848, which in turn was named after the municipality of Almadén in Spain. It is the oldest and most productive mercury (i.e.,...

Happy Husband Appreciation Day, the day the husbands ascend to the throne (April 17, 2021)

(uskings.us) More romantic than Father’s Day with less pressure than Valentine’s Day, Husband Appreciation Day is observed on the third Saturday in April. Also...

[USKINGS] Top 20 unique towns in the United States – P12 – Gibsonton, FL: A place inhabited by “freaks”

(uskings.us) Of the 14,234 residents of Gibsonton, FL, a sizable portion of them are carnival workers and sideshow human attractions looking to spend the...

Amazon Web Services (Washington) : The largest cloud computing service provider in the United States

(uskings.us) Owning almost half the world’s public cloud infrastructure market, Amazon is the clear market leader.  Amazon reported Amazon Web Services (AWS) revenue of...