The very first drinkable carbonated water, soda, was created by Dr. Joseph Priestley in the year 1767. It was then patented in the year 1810 by Simon and Rundell but only became popular during the year 1832. Learn more facts about soda by visiting http://www.usfirehouse.com/SodaHistory.htm.
In 1871, the official trademark was issued for ‘Lemon's Superior Sparkling Ginger Ale’. But in 1880, Charles Alderton from Waco, Texas started marketing Dr. Perpper, the flavored soft drink which is known as the first soda.