1818 – William Moon, born on the 18th of December in Hosmonden, Kent, England. He was an Englishman who created Moon type.
1840 – He became totally blind and began to teach blind children.
1843 – He first formulated ideas for using embossed letters.
1845 – He invented a system based on Roman capitals (Moon type), and later a stereotype plate for use with his type.
1858 – A Bible transliteration was completed, taking five thousand pages in an unwieldy sixty volumes.
1894 – Died on the 9th of October in Brighton, England.