1882 – Born on the 12th of August. 1907 – He founded the Bendix Corporation of Chicago to manufacture automobiles, called Bendix Buggies. 1910 – Bendix invented and patented the Bendix drive. 1914 – Developed and manufactured the electric starter drive. 1923 – Bendix founded the Bendix Brake Company, and eventually created the first four-wheel ..
Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot is a French Engineer and Inventor. 1845 – Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot was born 11th of September in Magneux, France. 1870 – Worked for the French Telecommunications Service, where he invented the code. 1874 – Patented the Baudot code, used in telegraph systems. 1874-1875 – Perfected the electro-mechanical hardware to send ..
1849 – Andrew Jackson Beard was born a slave on a plantation in Woodland in Jefferson County, Alabama. – Andrew Beard was a farmer, carpenter, blacksmith, a railroad worker, a businessman and finally an inventor. 1864-1865 – When he was 15, he was emancipated, and he married at the age of 16. 1873 ..
1908 – John Bardeen was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on 23rd of May. 1923 – Bardeen graduated from Madison Central High School. 1928 – John Bardeen finished BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 1936 – Bardeen took up PhD Physics, Princeton University. 1938 – Bardeen married Jane Maxwell. They have three children, James Maxwell, William Allen ..
African American mathematician, astronomer, clockmaker, and publisher. 1731 – Benjamin Banneker was born on the 9th of November. 1752 – He saw a pocket watch that was owned by a traveling salesman named Josef Levi. He was so fascinated by it that Levi gave it to him. – Banneker then carved large-scale wooden replicas ..
1888 – Born on the 13th of August in Helensburgh, Scotland. 1906 – Studied Electrical Engineering at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College. 1911 – Experimented with remote-controlled photography. 1925 – He was able to transmit the 30-line image of a ventriloquist’s dummy named Stooky Bill across the room. 1926 – Baird demonstrated the ..
1791 – Charles Babbage was born 26th of December in Totnes, Devonshire England. 1810 – Matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Appalled by the state of mathematical instruction there, Babbage helped to organize the Analytical Society, which played a decisive role in weakening the grip of blind Newton-worship at Cambridge and Oxford. 1813 – Published a ..
1909 – Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on the 3rd of March. 1930-1932 – He received degrees from West Virginia University and Duke University. 1933 – Arena joined Duke University as a resident at Duke Hospital. Following his residency at Duke. 1936 – Professor of pediatrics at Duke University Medical School. 1953 – 1st director ..
1750 – Born on the 17th of November in Chalons-sur-Marne, France. 1780 – He moved to Paris, where he excelled as a confectioner, delighting customers with his delicious pastries and candies. 1795 – The French government offered a prize of 12,000 francs to the person who could develop an effective method of preserving food. His ..
1840 – Born in Westmoreland, New York. 1845 – He moved to Wisconsin with his parents and settled on a farm near Palmyra. 1858 – While working on his step-father’s farm in Iowa County, he invented the basic knotting device that was to become the foundation for all farm binding machinery. 1862-1865 – During the ..