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..
1899 – Biro was born on the 29th of September in Budapest, Hungary. Hungarian painter, inventor and journalist. 1938 – While working as a journalist, he noticed that the ink used in newspaper printing dried quickly, leaving the paper dry and smudge-free. He tried using the same ink in a fountain pen but found that ..
1814 – Born on the 2nd of April in West Boylston, Massachusetts. American industrialist, noted as the developer of the power carpet loom and as a founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 1824 – From age 10, Bigelow was obliged to work and to forgo a formal education. 1837 – At the age ..
1947 – Gerd Binnig was born on the 20th of July in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 1957 – At the age of 10, he decided to become a physicist. 1963 – He started playing the violin at 15 and played in his school orchestra. 1969 – He married Lore Wagler, a psychologist, and they have ..
1813 – Born on the 19th of January in Hertfordshire, England. English inventor, engineer and metallurgist. 1848 – Bessemer patented a method for making a continuous ribbon of sheet glass but it was not successful. 1855-1856 – Developed the first process for manufacturing steel inexpensively, leading to the development of the Bessemer converter. ..
US (German-born) inventor 1851 – Born on the 20th of May in Hanover, Germany. 1870 – Emil Berliner emigrated to the United States of America. Became interested in the new audio technology of the telephone and phonograph. 1877-1883 – Worked for Bell Telephone in Boston. – Returned to Washington and established himself as a ..
English computer scientist 1955 – Born on the 8th of June in London, England. Studied at Emanuel School in Wandsworth where he learned about computer science. He built a computer with a soldering iron, TTL gates, an M6800 processor and an old television. 1976 – He graduated with a degree in physics. – Employed ..
1844 – He was born on the 26th of November in Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. 1853 – At the age of nine, he started at the scientifically oriented Lyzeum. – He studied in the Poly Technical University under the instruction of Ferdinand Redtenbacher. 1871 – Karl Benz joined August Ritter in launching a mechanical ..
1847 – Born on March 3rd in Edinburgh. A Scottish-born American audiologist best known as the inventor of the telephone. 1850 – Graduated at the Royal High School of Edinburgh. 1853 – At the age of 16 he secured a position as a pupil-teacher of elocution and music in Weston House. 1861 – Spent two ..
1894 – Born on the 5th of April in Mentone, Indiana. 1912 – He joined his older brother Grover and stunt pilot Lincoln Beachey as a mechanic. – He went to work for the Glenn L. Martin Company. 1914 – Became Martin’s shop foreman and later the company’s general manager. 1928 – He ..