The Quiz: Which invention came about the year before the stock market crash of 1929?
Birth control pill
Explanation : The phrase “the best thing since sliced bread” is generally used to mean something is the best thing to come along in a very long time, but we can actually put a specific date on that prized invention: 1928. That year, Otto Frederick Rohwedder unveiled his bread-slicing machine, and it took off in the early years of the Great Depression. By 1933, 80% of bread was sold sliced and wrapped.
Correct Answer: Sliced bread