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  1. Obstetrical Forceps — 2019-09-01 13:59:25
    …="1683" death_place="" }} The evidence of the forceps existence is only found later from around 1634, but is known the brothers carried out the procedure before then. The secret was passed down through the family. {{Image url="ChamberlenForceps"…
  2. Rubber — 2019-08-10 12:09:55
    … children of a lumber merchant and cabinet maker. Around 1815 Hancock went into the stagecoach business with one of his brothers in London, England. The need for an effective waterproofing agent--for coaches, drivers, and passengers--drew Hancock's…
    …1820''' he patented India-rubber springs for various types of clothing such as gloves and '''suspenders'''. The Hancock brothers then started an "elastic works" to manufacture items using the rubber springs. == Mastication == In 1820 Hancock inve…
  3. Guinness Book of World Records — 2019-07-13 10:58:45
    …ate="16 January 1967" death_place="London" }} === Hugh Beaver - 1954 === Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver together with brothers Norris and Ross ""McWhirter"" compiled the **Guinness Book of Records** in August 1954. == Debate == Hugh Beaver was…
  4. Disc Brakes — 2019-07-12 18:01:45
    …ile that he saw at the 1889 Paris Exhibition. This led onto producing the first all British petrol car. Frederick with brothers George and Frank incorporated The Lanchester Engine Company Limited in December 1899. This later becomes the Lancheste…
  5. James Bond — 2018-10-10 01:11:15
    …ng. Ian Fleming's first boarding school, Durnford School, was based near Swanage in the Isle of Purbeck. Along with his brothers, Ian Fleming attended Eton. He was not an industrious pupil but excelled at athletics. {{Image url="007.jpg" class="lef…
  6. Jet Engine — 2018-05-28 18:47:28
    …le**. == Shrinking the World == ~& The jet engine remains the single greatest revolution in aviation since the Wright brothers flight in 1903. Imagine a world now without this invention. The jet engine made long haul cheap flight possible not j…
  7. Powered Flight — 2017-11-11 21:00:20
    …it would have flown. The rebuilt plane flew successfully for 1 minute 25 seconds, 26 seconds longer than the **Wright** brothers managed 4 years later in **1903**. …
  8. Horlicks — 2017-07-08 21:35:20
    …1816-1874) sons were born in Ruardean in the Royal Forest of Dean. They were sent to a private school in Hampshire. The brothers found employment in London, where James joined a homeopathic chemist company that made dried baby food in Tichborne St…
  9. Float Glass — 2017-07-04 20:28:05
    …ategoryIndustry]] {{toc}} Between 1953 and 1957, Sir Alastair Pilkington and Kenneth Bickerstaff of the UK's Pilkington Brothers in St.Helens [[Lancashire]], [[England]] developed the world's first commercially successful manufacture of high qualit…
    …Image url="FloatGlass.jpg" class="left" title="Float Glass being produced" width="410" }}Alistair joined the Pilkington Brothers (there was no family connection) as a technical officer in 1947. At this time quality plate glass could only be made b…
    …y a costly and wasteful plate process that the Pilkington Brothers had also innovated. Because there was glass-to-roller contact, surfaces were marked. The glass then had to be ground an…
  10. Telephone — 2017-05-16 10:26:05
    … books in his grandfather's library and studied tutorials. == Narrow Escape == When he was in his early 20's, his two brothers died of tuberculosis. Bell himself had the disease and his father moved the family to Canada looking for a better clima…
  11. Grand Theft Auto — 2017-05-11 15:45:29
    …t in history. {{Image url="Grand-Theft-Auto.jpg" class="left" title="Grand Theft Auto" width="300" }} >>{{amazonad}}>> Brothers Sam and Dan Houser have made gaming part of mainstream culture. …
  12. Lever Brothers — 2017-02-07 11:33:36
    …invented a new process to make soap, using glycerin and vegetable oils or palm oil, rather than tallow fat. In 1885 the brothers bought the small soap works in Warrington making Watson a partner. == Soap == {{Image url="SunlightSoap.jpg" class="le…
  13. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …120"}} Other versions developed in England during the 1890s, known variously as "whiff whaff" and "gossima," and Parker Brothers began manufacturing an indoor tennis kit that included a portable net that could be set up on a table, a small ball cov…
    …urer of sporting goods, John Jacques, registered "Ping Pong" as a trade name in 1901 and sold 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 pa…
  14. UniLever — 2016-05-26 10:35:52
    …UniLever :: [[CategoryDomestic]] == UniLever 1930 == In 1930 the Lever Brothers from Bolton, [[Lancashire]] [[England]] merged with Margarine Unie to form Unilever. {{redirect page="Lever Brothers"…

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