US (German-born) inventor
1851 – Born on the 20th of May in Hanover, Germany.
1870 – Emil Berliner emigrated to the United States of America.
Became interested in the new audio technology of the telephone and phonograph.
1877-1883 – Worked for Bell Telephone in Boston.
– Returned to Washington and established himself as a private researcher.
1881 – Emile Berliner became a United States citizen.
1886 – Berliner began experimenting with methods of sound recording.
1887 – He was granted his first patent for what he called the "gramophone".
1901 – Berliner and Johnson teamed up to found the Victor Talking Machine Company.
Also invented a new type of loom for mass-production of cloth, acoustic tile.
Berliner was active in advocating improvements in public health and sanitation.
1929 – Emile Berliner died on 3rd of August because of a heart attack.