1880 – James Wares Bryce was born on the 5th of September in New York City. He was an American engineer and inventor.
– He studied for three years at College of the City of New York before taking a draftsman position.
– He later took a position at IBM and was a pioneer of magnetic data recording.
1936 – On the centenary of the United States Patent Office, he was honored as one of the country’s 10 greatest living inventors.
1949 – He died this year.