1903Italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone. An Italian immigrant, Marcioni sold lemon ices and ice cream from a push cart in New York. Marcioni had the idea to replace fragile glass cups with cup-shaped waffles. He soon expanded his cart business and began manufacturing the cones themselves.2014Thousands of protesters march in Washington, D.C., as part of a National Day of Resistance in protest of police brutality and racial injustice.