1899 – He was born on the 13th of April. 1920 – Butts decided to create a game that utilized both chance and skill by combining elements of anagrams and crossword puzzles. 1948 – The game was trademarked and James Brunot and his wife converted an abandoned schoolhouse in Dodgington, Connecticut, into a Scrabble factory. ..
1846 – Burnham was born in Henderson, New York and raised in Chicago, Illinois on the 4th of September. – Burnham and Root were the architects of one of the first American skyscrapers; the Masonic Temple Building in Chicago. 1906 – Burnham and assistant Edward H. Bennett prepared The Plan of Chicago, which ..
1925 – Born on January 27th in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire [Dyfed], England. British set designer. 1965 – He was head of design for the Royal Shakespeare Company. 1973 – was head of design for the Royal National Theatre. – He also created sets for the Royal Opera House and the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. 2000 ..
1909 – He was born in Buffalo, New York on the 9th of May. – He attended Lafayette High School, an architecturally significant building, Bunshaft was a modernist whose early influences included Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier. 1952 – He designed Lever House in New York City. 1953 – His design ..
1881 – Born on September 15th in Milan. Italian automobile designer. 1898-1909 – Young Bugatti worked for several pioneer carmakers. 1910 – His work at the German Deutz was particularly significant because the concepts he designed there inspired him to start his own company. – He founded Bugatti automobile factory in Molsheim, Alsace. ..
1763 – Charles Bulfinch was born on August 8th in Boston, Massachusetts. Architect of the United States capitol. 1781 – He was educated at the Boston Latin school and at Harvard, where he graduated. 1787 – Settled in Boston, where he was the first to practice as a professional architect. 1788 – Married to Hannah ..
1377 – Born on Florence Italy. Italian architect, the reviver in Italy of the Roman or Classic style. 1398 – Filippo passed his examination and became a guild master goldsmith. 1401 – He designed some portions of houses in Florence, and he was one of the competitors for the design of the gates of the ..
1857 – He was born in New York City. – Brunner was educated in New York and in Manchester, England, later he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied under George B. Post. 1892 – He was a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a member of several other ..
1895 – Lena Himmelstein, a sixteen-year-old immigrant, arrived in New York, having traveled alone from her native Lithuania. 1899 – Married a Jewish immigrant jeweler from Russia named David Bryant. 1904 – Bryant’s business was so successful that she opened a shop with living quarters in the rear. A bank officer misspelled her ..
1715 – Born in Kirkharle, Northumberland, England. English landscape architect and master of garden design, whose works were characterized by their natural, unplanned appearance. 1742 – Beginning work as a gardener’s boy in Northumberland, Brown obtained a post at Stowe, Buckinghamshire, one of the most talked of gardens of the day. 1751 – Lancelot Brown’s ..