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. ..
1834 – Born on the 17th of March in Schorndorf, Germany. 1847 – Completed his six years of primary studies in Lateinschule. 1852 – He decided to take up mechanical engineering. 1857 – Took up his first mechanical engineering work in industry at Graffenstaden, but abandoned to begin studies at the Stuttgart ..
1869 – Born on the 30th of November in Stenstorp, in present day Falköping municipality, Sweden. 1892 – He invented a milk-fat tester to check milk quality of the milk delivered. 1896 – Admitted to the Chalmers University of Technology where he earned his Master’s degree and a Doctorate. 1901 – Married ..
1753 – Born on the 3rd of December at Firwood, in Bolton, Lancashire. 1779 – Succeeded in producing a machine which span yarn suitable for use in the manufacture of muslin and and later as the spinning mule. 1780 – The demand arose for the yarn, which he himself made at Hall-i’-th’-Wood. 1800 – A ..
1910 – Born in Saint André de Cubzac, Gironde on the 11th of June. 1930 – He entered French Navy. 1937 – On the 12th of July 1937, he married Simone Melchior. 1973 – Along with his two sons, and Frederick Hyman who was the first President, he created the Cousteau Society for the protection ..
1836 – Born and baptized on September 28th in Waterside, Yorkshire. Crapper was a competent and successful plumber, but his reputation in the history of British sanitation rests on the claim that he invented the syphonic flush. 1861 – Had his own business, which became Thomas Crapper & Co, Marlborough Works, Chelsea. 1910 – Died ..
1814 – Born on July 19th in Hartford, Connecticut. American firearms manufacturer who popularized the revolver. 1835-1836 – When Colt was a young seaman, he carved a wooden model of a revolver, and years later he perfected a working version that was patented in England and France in and in the United States the following ..
1778 – William Church was born. 1822 – He was an American inventor who patented a typesetting machine, generally considered the first. – He patented the Church Typesetting Machine in England, consisting of a keyboard on which each key released a piece of type of the corresponding letter stored in channels in a ..
1896 – Carothers was born in Burlington Iowa on the 27th of April. – Carothers attended public school in Des Moines, Iowa, where he was known as a conscientious student. 1915 – He enrolled in the Capital City Commercial College in Des Moines, where his father, Ira, was Vice-President, completing the accountancy and ..
1876 – Born in Angola, New York on the 26th of November. 1895 – He received a scholarship to Cornell University. 1901 – Graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. – He went to work for the Buffalo Forge Company, a company which manufactured heaters, blowers and air exhaust systems, in their heating ..