1765 – He was born on the 14th day of November of this year in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 1777 – He may have become interested in steamboats in this year when (at the age of 12) he visited William Henry of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who had found out about Watt’s steam engine on a visit ..
1744 – Born on May 25th in Edinburgh, Scotland. A British army officer and rifle designer. He nvented 1st breech-loading rifle used by British army. 1759 – Ferguson began his career, aged 15, as Cornet in the Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys), encouraged by his uncle Gen. James Murray. 1761 – After training, he ..
1906 – Fansworth was born in Beaver, Utah on the 19th of August. 1920 – He excelled in chemistry and physics at Rigby High School. 1923 – He went to study at the Brigham Young University. 1926 – Farnsworth formed a research partnership with George Everson in Salt Lake City. He co-founded Crocker Research Laboratories. ..
1803 – Born on the 31st of July in Långban, Varmland, Sweden. 1820 – He joined the Swedish Army in Jamtland, Sweden. 1826 – He moved to England. 1829 – He built the steam engine "Novelty" with John Braithwaite. 1839 – He moved to New York, United States. 1852 – He proceeded to invent the ..
1860 – Born on 21st of May in Semarang, Java, Indonesia. 1885 – He received a medical degree from the University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. 1886 – He became a professor at the University of Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands. 1903 – He invented the first practical electrocardiogram. 1924 – He received the Nobel Prize in Medicine. ..
1847 – He was born on the 11th day of February this year in Milan, Ohio. 1862 – He worked as a roving telegrapher in the Midwest, the South, Canada, and New England. 1869 – His inventions, including the duplex telegraph and message printer, were progressing so well, he left telegraphy and ..
1854 – Born on July 12th in Waterville, New York. Eastman, George American inventor and philanthropist, who played a leading role in transforming photography from an expensive hobby of a few devotees into a relatively inexpensive and immensely popular pastime. Inventor of the Kodak camera. 1884 – Eastman patented the first film in roll form ..
1858 – Born in Paris on the 18th of March. – He became a connoisseur of the fine arts and an internationalist. 1883 – He married, and had three children. 1885 – He set up his first shop-laboratory in Paris, and began full-time work on his engine. 1892 – He published a paper ..
1873 – Lee De Forest was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on the 26th of August. 1893 – He enrolled at the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University. 1896 – He recieved his Bachelor’s degree. 1899 – He earned his Ph.D. with a doctoral dissertion on radio waves. 1906 – He ..
US purported game inventor 1889 – Charles Brace Darrow was born on the 10th of August. 1933 – Introduced by neighbors to privately circulated board game "Monopoly". 1934 – Falsely claimed invention of "Monopoly" and attempted to sell game to Parker Brothers. – He started having the game printed on cardboard. ..