National Tape Measure Day

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National Tape Measure Day in USA in 2023
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Dates of National Tape Measure Day
2024 USA Sunday, July 14thNational Tape Measure Day
2023 USA Friday, July 14thNational Tape Measure Day
2022 USA Thursday, July 14thNational Tape Measure Day
2021 USA Wednesday, July 14thNational Tape Measure Day
2020 USA Tuesday, July 14thNational Tape Measure Day
Summary
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The use of tape measures can be traced back to ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptians and the Romans, who used measuring rods and marked cords for construction and surveying.

The modern tape measure, which uses a long, narrow strip of flexible material with linear measurement markings, was patented by James Chesterman in 1821. In 1842 Chesterman and James Bottom patented a woven cloth tape that incorporated strands of wire. Chesterman's 1853 patented process for heat-treating long strips of steel led to the manufacture of steel tapes that remained virtually unchanged for over 50 years. 

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