1882 - Born on the 12th of August.
1907 - He founded the Bendix Corporation of Chicago to manufacture automobiles, called Bendix Buggies.
1910 - Bendix invented and patented the Bendix drive.
1914 - Developed and manufactured the electric starter drive.
1923 - Bendix founded the Bendix Brake Company, and eventually created the first four-wheel brake system for automobiles.
1924 - Formed Bendix Corporation and introduced the first reliable four-wheel brake system.
1929 - He started the Bendix Aviation Corporation.
1931 - He founded the Transcontinental Bendix Air Race.
1942 - Started Bendix Helicopters, Inc. Bendix Aviation and Bendix Brake would later be renamed Bendix Corporation.
1945 - Died on the 27th of March.
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