Peter Barlow was an English writer on pure and applied mathematics.
1776 – Peter Barlow was born October in Norwich.
1806 – Barlow was appointed mathematical master in the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich, south-east London.
1811 – Barlow wrote Elementary Investigation of the Theory of Numbers.
1814 – Peter Barlow published New Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary.
1817 – He made a contribution in his work, Essay on the strength and stress of timber.
1820 – He wrote the Essay on Magnetic Attractions.
1823 – Peter Barlow was made a fellow of the Royal Society and two years later received the Copley medal.
1836 – Steam locomotion received much attention at his hands.
Peter Barlow received many distinctions from British and foreign scientific societies.
1862 – Peter Barlow died on the first day of Mach.