1779 – Born in Byfield, Massachusetts. 1824 – He was head machinist at the Lowell Machine Shop, in what was later called Lowell, Massachusetts, when it was established. – He went to work at a Nail Factory in Amesbury, Massachusetts. He partnered with Ezra Worthen, and together they ran a textile mill powered by ..
1818 – William Moon, born on the 18th of December in Hosmonden, Kent, England. He was an Englishman who created Moon type. 1840 – He became totally blind and began to teach blind children. 1843 – He first formulated ideas for using embossed letters. 1845 – He invented a system based on Roman capitals (Moon ..
1897 – Born in Milford, Nebraska. Chemical engineer at Procter & Gamble who invented Duncan Hines cake mix, Jif peanut butter, Pringles potato chips, Ivory soap-and Pampers disposable diapers. 1926 – Mr. Mills joined P&G after a stint in the Navy during World War I. He received his chemical engineering degree from the University of ..
1829 – Born on the 24th of July. – He was an Ohio businessman who made a fortune in the late 19th century as inventor of the first combine with the blade mounted efficiently in front of the horse rather than pulled behind it. – He devoted much of his wealth ..
1843 – He was born on the 2nd day of May of this year. He wanted to work as an engineer, but was frustrated in this goal due to racial discrimination. After studying engineering in Edinburgh, Scotland and returning home to the U.S, he found work as a firefighter and oiler at the Michigan Central ..
1874 – Born on April 25th in Palazzo Marescalchi, Bologna, Italy. He was the originator of wireless telegraph signals and created means of overcoming many of the hurdles to the commercialization of wireless. He was the first to transmit signals across the ocean without use of cables. 1895 – At the age of 21 after ..
1766 – Born on December 29th in Glasgow, the son of a well-known dyer, he took an early interest in science. – His researches in chemistry and as the inventor of waterproof clothing which added his name to the English dictionary. While trying to find uses for waste products generated by gasworks, he ..
1866 – Born on September 4th in Pleasantville, New Jersey. American inventor who built the “Argonaut,” the first submarine to operate extensively in the open sea. 1883 – He established a foundry and machine shop near their home town. 1890 – Married to Margaret Vogel. 1893 – When the U.S. Navy announced a submarine design ..
1934 – invented the Doublecrostic Puzz..
1951 – Born on April 5th. An American engineer and inventor of the Segway Human Transporter, a pedestrian vehicle. 1972 – Dean Kamen invented a portable, programmable pump that automatically delivers accurate doses of medicine, such as insulin, over extended periods. It’s small enough to allow people who’d previously been bedridden to be mobile enough ..