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 […]