1906 – He was born in Seattle, Washington on the 8th of February. – He invented the process of instant copying which he called electrophotography, and which was subsequently named xerography and commercialized by the Haloid Corporation (Xerox). 1930 – He earned his B.S. degree in Physics at the California Institute of Technology ..
1916 – Born on the 1st of January, he was an important pioneer in the field of magnetic recording. 1930 – He developed his first basic wire recorder. 1940 – Received a Bachelor of Science from Armour Institute of Technology. – Merged with Lewis Institute and became Illinois Institute of Technology. 1942 – ..
1742 – Born this year in Saybrook, Connecticut. 1775 – Credited for creating the first submarine ever used in combat, know as the American Turtle. His idea of using water as ballast for submerging and raising his submarine is still in use today, as is the screw propeller, which was first used in the American ..
1826 – He was born on the 29th of May. 1876 – E. Butterick & Co. had 100 branch offices and 1,000 agencies throughout the United States and Canada, and was becoming steadily more popular internationally, especially in Europe. 1881 – The company reorganized as Butterick Publishing Company, and Ebenezer became its secretary. 1903 – ..
1811 – He was born in Gottingen on the 31st of March. – He was professor at the universities of Marburg, Breslau and Heidelberg, – Bunsen performed a series of researches with rubidium and cesium through the spectroscopic analysis. – His name is associated to several Physics instruments like ..
1810 – Born on January 10th in Warren, Rhode Island. American inventor, manufacturer and mechanical engineer known for his precision tools and instrumentation. 1827-1831 – He became a machinist and set up a shop to manufacture tools. – Established his own shop and began to make small tools, especially for lathes. 1841 – ..
1873 – He was born on the 29th of April at Norwich, England. 1896 – He was as an assistant engineer by the Western Australian railways. 1906 – He published three important works on the physical characteristics and economic uses of Australian hardwoods. 1907 – He moved to Sydney as consulting engineer to Allen Taylor ..
1855 – Born in Ogden, Utah on the 21st of January. 1879 – He is arguably one of the most important figures in the development of modern automatic and semi-automatic firearms and is credited with 128 gun patents his first was granted on the 7th of October. 1883 – Browning worked in partnership with the ..
1809 – He was born on the 4th day of January of this year in Coupvray, France. 1812 – He became blind by accident. 1819 – He got a scholarship to the Royal Institution for Blind Youth in Paris. 1824 – He began inventing his raised-dot system with his father’s stitching awl, ..
1788 – He was born in Foxboro, Massachusetts on the 17th of November. – He is also credited with having invented a cut off switch for steam engines and a method for producing zinc from ore. 1819 – He invented process for producing patent leather. 1820 – Boyden began his work with malleable ..