Keeping a cool head
All hotels have a few standard amenities that guests can rely on. These include ice and, often, bibles (although the latter are slowly disappearing, God knows why 😉).
1755: water was artificially frozen
1830: scientists in London and Florida found a way to make it.
- 1860: four artificial ice factories in the U.S.
- 1889: two hundred
- 1909: two thousand.