Greeks Develop Punctuation System

Greek scholar Aristophanes of Byzantium, developed the punctuation system circa 200 BCE, Continue reading

Valentin Hauy Created Braille

Valentin Hauy of Paris, France, created the Braille reading system in 1793 Continue reading

Hertz Drive-Ur-Self System Opens

The first rental car business opened at a used car lot in Chicago, IL, USA in 1918 where it was later purchased by John D. Hertz. Continue reading

England Enacted Nation Patent System

England passed the English Statute of Patents and Monopolies in 1623 granting inventors letters to patent until 1637. Continue reading

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin

Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz'mich Zvorykin; July 29 [O.S. July 17] 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian-born American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Continue reading

RCA Patents the Electronic Television System

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, Russian-American electrical engineer invented an electronic television system Continue reading

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei (Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, Continue reading

Jacob Perkins

Jacob Perkins (9 July 1766 – 30 July 1849) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and physicist. Continue reading

Ancient Greek Philosopher Proposed a Heliocentric Universe

Aristarchus of Samos, a Greek philosopher and mathematician proposed a heliocentric universe theory in 300 BCE, that the earth and planets make circular orbits around the sun. Continue reading

Palace of Westminster Had The First Patented Cooling System

Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament in London, England was the first building with a patented cooling system installed in 1834. Continue reading