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Happy 100th birthday to the t-shirt! According to Forbes, the first white tee was issued to U.S. Navy soldiers to wear under their uniforms in 1913, and has since grown into the most versatile and sentimental part of our wardrobes. Buy a birthday cake and check out our 9 best darn places to score the perfect tee on the internet. Swell! [Forbes]