This Day In History
This Day In History
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

«American inventor»

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison
(February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931)
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
American inventor, inventor, scientist

Samuel Morey

(October 23, 1762 - April 17, 1843)
Samuel Morey was an American inventor, who worked on early internal combustion engines and was a pioneer in steamships who accumulated a total of 20 patents.
American inventor, inventor

Robert Fulton

Robert Fulton
(November 14, 1765 - February 24, 1815)
Robert Fulton was an American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing the first commercially successful steamboat. In 1800 he was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte to design the Nautilus, which was the first practical submarine in history.The submarine was a new step towards an advancing Navy.
American inventor, inventor

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla
(July 10, 1856 - January 7, 1943)
Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer. He was an important contributor to the birth of commercial electricity, and is best known for developing the modern alternating current (AC) electrical supply system.
Tesla, American inventor, inventor

Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt
(July 19, 1814 - January 10, 1862)
Samuel Colt was an American inventor and industrialist. He was the founder of Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (now known as Colt's Manufacturing Company), and is widely credited with popularizing the revolver.
Colt, American inventor, inventor

George Pullman

George Pullman
(March 3, 1831 - October 19, 1897)
George Mortimer Pullman was an American inventor and industrialist. He is known as the inventor of the Pullman sleeping car, and for violently suppressing striking workers in the company town he created, Pullman (which was later annexed and absorbed by Chicago becoming a neighborhood).
American inventor, inventor, industrialist

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
(January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass 'armonica'. He formed both the first public lending library in America and the first fire department in Pennsylvania.
Franklin, American inventor, inventor, diplomat, and printer
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