Synthetic Indigo Dye

German chemist, Adolf von Baeyer developed synthetic indigo dye in 1880, at the University of Munich. Continue reading

Bickford Invents the Safety Fuse

Englishman, William Bickford invented the safety fuse in 1831. Continue reading

Argentina Opens Glass Factory

Cordoba del Tucuman, Argentina established a glass factory in 1592, Continue reading

First Silkscreen Printer

Samuel Simon patented a silkscreen press for textiles in Manchester, England in 1907, Continue reading

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (/noʊˈbɛl/; Swedish: [ˈalfrɛd nʊˈbɛlː] (About this soundlisten); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Continue reading

Alfred Nobel Provides Dynamite Demonstration

Alfred Nobel demonstrated detonating a stable amount of nitroglycerin-based explosive to test Continue reading

Alfred Nobel Invents Blasting Caps

Alfred Nobel, Swedish chemist invented blasting caps in 1865 Continue reading

Invention of the Power Loom

Edmund Cartwright, English clergyman and inventor developed the power loom in 1784 and patented the idea in 1785. Continue reading

Stained Glass Used to Create Large Windows in Abbey St-Denis

Large scale stained glass were used to create large windows in the choir and ambulatory sections of the Abbey of St-Denis in Paris, France during the rebuilding from 1137 to 1144. Continue reading

Tempered Glass Patented by the French

Tempered glass manufacturing was patented by French glassmaker, Continue reading