1795 – Prussian-Norwegian industrialist born in Königsberg. 1823-1849 – Director General and co-owner of the Modums Blaafarveværk, the world leading producer of cobalt pigment. – Consul general of the Hanseatic city-states.&nb..
1811 – He was born on the 13th day of July this year at Lime field House, Polbeth. 1820 – He began to attend evening classes at the nearby Anderson’s College (now Strathclyde University). 1832 – He became an assistant to Professor Thomas Graham. 1837 – He followed him to University College, ..
1920 – Born on February 7th in Shanghai, China. Invented Magnetic Core Memory, pulse transfer controlling device. 1949 – Married to Lorraine Wang. – An Wang introduced his first computer product. 1951 – Founded Wang Laboratories with $15,000. 1954 – An Wang emigrated from China and became a US citizen. 1955 – Awarded ..
1908 – He was born on the 28th day of April of this year in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary now Svitavy, Czech Republic. 1928 – On the 6th day of March this year, Schindler married Emilie Pelzl, daughter of Josef and Maria Pelzl. The marriage was childless. 1938 – He was exposed and jailed in ..
US oil industrialist and philanthropist organized Standard Oil Co. 1870 founded University of Chicago 1..
1738 – Born on the 11th of June in Wiesenbach, Germany. 1758 – He traveled to educate himself and initially worked in Mulhouse as an Engraver. 1759 – He proposed a partnership with the Swiss for the creation of a manufacture of printed cottons engraved wood boards in Jouy-in-Josas. 1783 – He received from the ..
1895 – Born on the 10th of November in Newark, New Jersey. 1916 – He was working for Loughead Aircraft Manufacturing Company. 1939 – He was the founder and Eponym of the Northrop Corporation. 1947 – He received the St Louis Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 1981 – He died on the ..
1921 – Born on the 26th of January in Nagoya, Japan. 1944 – He graduated from Osaka Imperial University. 1946 – On the 7th of May, Morita and Ibuka founded Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo K. K with approximately 20 employees and initial capital of ¥190,000. Ibuka was 38 years old at the time and Morita was ..
1859 – Born in Clermont-Ferrand, France. – Édouard was co-director of the Michelin company, along with his brother André. 1889 – He improved greatly on the design of the pneumatic tyre for bicycles, making them easier to repair. – His company began manufacturing them a short time later. – ..
1839 – He was born this year in Baltimore, Maryland, he moved to Kentucky at a young age. 1852 – His family moved to Greencastle, Indiana. He studied pharmacology at the Good Samaritan Pharmacy in Lafayette and became a chemist and pharmacist. 1860 – He opened a drug store in Indianapolis in this ..