Happy Anniversary – Postal ZIP Code

July 1, 2009 Today the USPS ZIP Code turns 46 years old. However, the cartoon figure, Mr. ZIP, originated serveral years earlier. Mr. ZIP, was adopted by¬†USPS as the trademark for the Zoning Improvement Plan or ZIP Code, which began on July 1, 1963. Mr. ZIP was designed by Harold Wilcox, son of a letter […]