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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-sta..

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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, ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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.          – ..

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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 ..

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