1788 – He was born in Foxboro, Massachusetts on the 17th of November. – He is also credited with having invented a cut off switch for steam engines and a method for producing zinc from ore. 1819 – He invented process for producing patent leather. 1820 – Boyden began his work with malleable ..
1627 – He was born on the 25th day of January this year in Lismore Castle, in the province of Munster, Ireland, as the seventh son and fourteenth child of Richard Boyle, the "Great Earl of Cork". While still a child, he learned to speak Latin, Greek, and French. 1641 – He remained during ..
1801 – Born in Norwich, New York on 9th of November to Gail Borden Sr, and Philadelphia Wheeler. 1828 – Moved to Amite County, Mississippi, where he married his first wife Penelope Mercer. 1835 – Involved with creating the first topographical map of Texas. – He created Texas’ first permanent newspaper in ..
1912 – Born on August 13th in Fort Wayne, Indiana. American inventor and forensic scientist. – He developed a new colour printing process. 1936 – His ingenuity later earned him a job with the Indiana State Police, where he rose to take charge of its laboratory services. 1938 – Borkenstein collaborated with the ..
1808 – James Bogardus was born on the 14th of March in Catskill, New York. 1814 – At the age of fourteen to start an apprenticeship at a watchmaker. 1828 – Invented the "ring flier" for cotton-spinning. 1829 – He devised an eccentric mill, in which the grinding-stones or plates run in ..
1920 – Born on the 17th of July in Härnösand, Sweden. 1939 – Received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Härnösand Läroverk. 1942 – Started working for the aircraft maker Saab as an aircraft designer and helped develop ejection seats. 1958 – He joined Volvo as a safety engineer. – Invented the ..
1870 – Leon Bollee was born this year. He was a French automobile manufacturer and inventor. 1887 – He began work on three calculating machines: the Direct Multiplier, the Calculating Board and the Arithmographe. 1889 – He invented 1st calculator capable of direct multiplication and it won a gold medal at the Paris Exposition. 1895 ..
1903 – Born on the 25th of June in Birmingham, Alabama. American contract bridge expert. – Invented the Blackwood convention used in bidding in contract bridge. 1968-1971 – Served as executive secretary of the American Contract Bridge League. 1992 – Easley R. Blackwood died on 27th..
1807 – Henry Blair, born this year in Montgomery County, Maryland, U.S.A. He was the second African American inventor ever to receive a patent. 1821 – Found out that actually Thomas Jennings received a patent for his invention of the dry cleaning process. 1834 – Received his first patent on the 14th of October for ..
1835 – Born on the 24th of August in South Abington, Massachusetts. – Blake started off in the shoemaker business and working for his brother Samuel. – Worked in inventor Isaac Singer’s company, Singer Corporation. 1856 – They become a partner in a shoemaking company. 1858 – On 6th of July, Blake received ..