Invention of Hydraulic Mortar

English civil engineer John Smeaton formulated the hydraulic mortar while experimenting with underwater mortar mixtures in 1756, Continue reading

Commercial Atmospheric-Pressure Piston Steam Engine

Thomas Newcomen built the atmospheric-pressure piston engine that superseded Thomas Savery’s engine. Continue reading

Invention of Electron Tube Diode

Electrical engineer, John Ambrose Fleming invented the electron tube diode in 1904 at University College in London, England. Continue reading

Socialist Theorists Active in 18th Century France

Socialist theorists were active in 18th and 19th century France and England as industrialized state run scientific principles by experts, Continue reading

Moses Rogers

Moses Rodgers, who was born into slavery in Missouri, came to California in 1849. He became prominent during the Gold Rush as a successful mining engineer, making a lucrative career excavating gold in mines he owned in Hornitos in Mariposa County. Continue reading

Founding of Grand National Consolidated Trades Union

The Grand National Consolidated Trades Union was founded in 1833 by Robert Owen, a Welsh manufacturer. Continue reading

Printed Circuits for Anti-Aircraft Shells

Paul Eisler, an Austrian expatriate living in London, England invented printed circuits in 1936. Continue reading

The Savannah Steamboat Crossed The Atlantic Ocean

The Savannah Steamboat, a 350-ton wooden craft designed by an American, Daniel Dod of Elizabeth, NJ, USA, and Continue reading

Robert Owen Improved Factory Mill Work Conditions

Robert Owen, Welsh socialist ran a testae mill factory based on humanitarian principles in New Lanark Mills near Manchester, England in 1799. Continue reading

The Castle of Otranto was published

The first gothic novel by Horace Walpole was The Castle of Otranto was published in England in 1764. Continue reading