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  1. Disc Brakes — 2019-07-12 18:01:45
    …h_date=" 23 October 1868 " birth_place="Lewisham" death_date="8 march 1946" death_place="" }} === Frederick Lanchester 1902 === ~-[[CategoryTransport]]:[[CategoryIndustry]] Frederick William Lanchester patented the vehicle disc brake in 1902. …
  2. Radio — 2017-07-05 10:54:29
    …="250" }} Marconi established The Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company which became the Marconi Company. On 17 December 1902, a transmission from the Marconi station in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada, became the world's first radio message to c…
  3. Tarmac — 2017-06-30 14:08:12
    … [[Wales]]" death_date="26/1/1942" death_place="Oxford England" Invented="Tarmac" }} {{Toc}} === Edgar Purnell Hooley 1902 === /* event_date="1902" Hooley patents Tarmac */ Hooley patented **Tarmac** in Britain, in 1902 (GB 7796). He calle…
    …he mess. Hooley noticed this unintentional resurfacing had solidified the road - there was no rutting and no dust. By 1902 Hooley had patented the process of heating **tar**, adding **slag** to the mix and then breaking **stones** within the …
  4. Meccano — 2017-05-14 01:23:25
    …o_logo.jpg" width="600" }} With the financial assistance of his partner, "**Mechanics Made Easy**" sets went on sale in 1902. Each set had only 16 different parts with a leaflet detailing the construction of 12 models. In 1903, 1,500 sets were …
  5. Marmite — 2017-01-18 16:21:10
    …th="250" }}>> Marmite is a savoury food spread made from yeast that can also be used to flavour stews etc. === Gilmour 1902 === In 1902 the Marmite Food Company (later Marmite Ltd) was set up by the Gilmour family in Burton on Trent, [[Staffor…
  6. Beatrix Potter — 2016-07-23 14:22:52
    …hed it, along with 13 other farms and over 4000 acres of land, to the [[National_Trust]]. === The Tale of Peter Rabbit 1902 === {{Image url="PeterRabbit.jpg" class="left" title="Peter Rabbit" width="" }} >>{{amazon type="book" items="14145064…
  7. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …d American rights to Parker Brothers, who came out with a new kit under that name. Another Englishman, E. C. Goode, in 1902 covered his wooden ping pong paddle with pebbled rubber, which allowed him to put spin on the ball. A Ping Pong Associa…
    …mmediately caught on and a special track, complete with banked curves, made of ice, was constructed next to the road in 1902. The sport started as a leisure activity for the rich young daredevils of Europe who gathered for fun on the alpine sl…

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