1739 – Was born at Hermiston, Midlothian, Scotland near Edinburgh. 1783 – He settled in Edinburgh. 1791 – He projected a weekly publication called The Bee, which was largely written by himself, and of which 18 volumes were published. 1797 – He began to reside at Isleworth. 1799-1802 – He produced a monthly publication, Recreations ..
1663 – Born on August 31st in Paris, France. Guillaume Amontons, one of the most ingenious inventors of his age. 1687 – He presented to the Academy of Sciences a hygrometer of his own invention. – He invented a new type of hygroscopic hygrometer, based on the expansion and contraction of a substance ..
1795 – Allen was in Providence, Rhode Island on September 15, 1795. 1813 – Attended and graduated from Brown University. 1815 – Studied law at Brown University and was admitted to the bar. 1821 – Constructed the first hot-air furnace for the heating of dwelling houses. 1833 – Invented the automatic cut-off valve for steam ..
1807 – David Alter was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on the 3rd of December. 1836 – He invented the electric telegraph. 1837 – He settled in Freeport, Pennsylvania. He made a small electric motor. 1840 – He invented electric buggy, the forerunner of the automobile. 1841-1842 – He obtained medical schooling at the Cincinnati ..
1829 – Birth of the inventor of Porter-Allen engine and 2 pneumatic riveting systems.&nb..
1922 – Born on the 4th of April in Bronxville, New York. 1939 – He graduated from Fordham Preparatory School. 1943 – He ran his own small machine shop prior to entering the United State Army. 1949 – He began the Precision Valve Corporation. 1950 – 15,000,000 valves had been produced, marking the beginning of ..