Trivia: The first mass-produced stopwatch was created for what?
Correct Answer: Horse racing
So why is this answer correct? : During the 1850s, the American Watch Company introduced the chronodrometer to its product line. The stopwatch’s name is a combination of the Greek words “chrono” (“time”), “drom” (“running”), and “meter” (“measure”). It was the first popular stopwatch designed to time horses during the horse racing craze of the late 19th century.