WORLD'S FIRST CREDIT CARD
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
What was the world's first credit card?
In 1949 Frank McNamara decided to
treat some friends to dinner at Major's Cabin Grill in New York City.
When it came time to pay the bill Frank noticed he
forgot to bring his wallet, but instead of washing dishes, forced his wife to
drive over to bring him the money.
Needless to say Frank was quite embarrassed and vowed
it would never happen again and Diners Club, the world's first credit card was
The first of these
cards, made of cardboard, were given out in 1950 to about 2,000 people and were
accepted by 14 restaurants in New York.
Nowadays, in America, there are five credit cards for
every man, woman and child.
The First Credit Card
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