Invented the electric clock, facsimile machine and earth battery.
1818 – Born on the 11th of June in Aberdeen, Scotland.
1836 – He entered Marischal College.
1840 – Became a provider to the Westminster Review (first article "Electrotype and Daguerreotype,").
1841 – Bain substituted for Dr Glennie, the professor of moral philosophy.
1842 – Helped Mill with the change of the manuscript of his System of Logic.
1843 – He contributed the first review of the book to the London and Westminster.
1845 – Selected professor of mathematics and natural philosophy in the Andersonian University of Glasgow.
1848 – Moved to London to fill a post in the Board of Health.
1855 – He in print his first major work, The Senses and the Intellect.
1859 – The Emotions and the Will.
1860 – Appointed by the crown to the new chair of logic and English literature at the University of Aberdeen.
1871 – Recognized by the conferment of the honorary degree of doctor of laws by the University of Edinburgh.
1872 – Two publications in the "International Scientific Series", namely, Mind and Body.
1879 – Education as a Science.
1903 – Alexander Bain died on 18th of September at the age of 85.
1904 – His autobiography was published.