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    On this day — February 23, 1455
    First book in the West to be printed by movable type
    The Gutenberg Bible is produced using Johannes Gutenberg’s invention, the movable type printing press. Forty-eight copies of the original pressing will survive to the 21st century, and be sought after as immensely valuable collectibles.