1888 – A Dutch inventor and Physicist who invented phase contrast microscope, was born on the 16th day of July in Amsterdam. 1905 – He entered the University of Amsterdam, studying chemistry, with physics and mathematics as minor subjects. 1908 – He won a prize essay on probabilities for which he obtained a ..
1870 – Born in Dayton, Ohio; birth of one of the aviation pioneers. 1878 – First build glide airplane. 1880-1890 – Published a newspaper and formed the Wright Cycle Company (provider of bicycles) alongside his brother. 1893 – Brotheers sell and fix planes. 1896 – Learned ..
1867 – Born in Millville, Indiana. 1870 – They moved to Dayton and Orville was born. 1880-1890 – Published a newspaper and formed the Wright Cycle Company (provider of bicycles) alongside his brother. 1896 – Learned about the early European experiments in sustained flights and caught the interest of ..
1892 – John Lloyd Wright 1918 – He invented Lincoln Logs. – He was the architect for the vacation home of Paul "Ricca the waiter" DeLucia, mob chief of the Chicago Mafia. – He became boss of the Chicago mob when Al Capone went to prison. – He went ..
1856 – He was born on the 23rd day of April this year in Columbus, Ohio. He literally learned his skills on the job. Attending school in Columbus until age 10 to help his father in a machine shop; he served an apprenticeship in a machine shop and learned the trades of machinist and blacksmith. ..
1766 – Born in East Dereham, Norfolk on the 6th of August. 1793 – He obtained a doctorate in medicine from Cambridge University. 1800 – He left medicine and concentrated on pursuing these interests instead of his trained vocation. 1802 – His optical work was important as well, where he is remembered for his observations ..
1765 – He was born on the 8th day of December this year in Westborough, Massachusetts. 1792 – He prepared for Yale under the tutelage of Rev. Elizur Goodrich of Durham, Connecticut and entered the Class of this year. Later he established his business the cooton gin and by the late 1970’s he was on ..
1830 – Stephen Wilcox, born on the 12th of February in Westerly, Rhode Island. He began inventing at a young age and eventually, turned his attention to steam boilers. He worked with George Babcock to invent the water tube steam boiler. This boiler allowed safer and more efficient production of steam. 1856 – Created a ..
1736 – James Watt Inventor, born in Greenock, Inverclyde, WC Scotland, UK on the 19th of January. 1754 – He went to Glasgow to learn the trade of mathematical-instrument maker, and there, after a year in London, he set up in business. 1759 – He was studying steam as a motive force. 1763 – 1764 ..
1920 – Born on February 7th in Shanghai, China. Invented Magnetic Core Memory, pulse transfer controlling device. 1949 – Married to Lorraine Wang. – An Wang introduced his first computer product. 1951 – Founded Wang Laboratories with $15,000. 1954 – An Wang emigrated from China and became a US citizen. 1955 – Awarded ..