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  1. Pop Rivet — 2020-06-21 10:35:43
    …duction. This was particularly useful in Aircraft manufacture. Wylie was an engineer and Royal Navy reservist, he was granted a British patent for "an improved means of closing tubular rivets." in 1917. He then joined the British aircraft com…
  2. Cinematography — 2020-05-26 23:18:26
    … patent and on 16th November 1888, he received a British patent for his invention. == Mysterious death == After being granted the patents Louis Le Prince mysteriously vanished. This meant Le Prince was never able to perform a planned public de…
  3. Rubber — 2020-02-14 19:02:51
    …tion that his hardened rubber could be used for making moulds for softer rubber articles. == Many uses == Hancock was granted a total of '''16 patents''' relating to rubber between 1820 and 1847. In 1822 he developed rubber tubing that could b…
  4. Vacuum cleaner — 2018-12-26 13:21:55
    …hey had inadvertently sucked a fair amount of '''gold''' dust into their dustbag. == World Patent == In 1903 Booth was granted world patent rights for the vacuum cleaner. This started a long round of legal battles as would-be competitors attemp…
  5. Ice Cream Cone — 2018-09-12 18:00:23
    …am street vendors used at the time. She also gave public lectures on cooking, ran an agency for domestic staff and was granted a patent for an improved ice cream machine that could freeze a pint of ice cream in five minutes. She also suggested …
  6. Can — 2018-08-23 12:49:54
    …n 1810 Durand from [[England]] patented the use of tin-coated iron "**Food Can**" or canning. The patent (No 3372) was granted on August 25, 1810 by King George III. /* event_date="25 August 1810" The tin food can is invented */ **Peter Duran…
  7. Light Bulb — 2017-11-08 12:25:58
    …~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is commented out for reference only Edison patent was 4 November 1879 granted Jan 1880. on October 8, 1883 the US Patent Office ruled that Edison’s US Patent was invalid due to prior art by Wi…
  8. Cary Grant — 2017-07-15 13:18:34
    … the son of a potter, worked as a tailor but was an alcoholic. {{Image url="CaryGrantPlaque.jpg" class="left" title="Cary Grant plaque in Hughenden Road, Bristol" width="" }} Grant took up with Bob Pender…
    …n New York he left the troupe and headed for Hollywood. Known for his debonair demeanor, and "//dashing good looks//", Grant is one of Hollywood's definitive leading men. Cary Grant exuded style, charm and sophistication. Grant performed in fil…
  9. Refrigeration — 2017-07-11 11:55:35
    …untry anyway. == [[CategoryDomestic]] Refrigerator == A inventor called Jacob Perkins came to England in 1818 and was granted the first patent for a '//vapor-compression refrigeration cycle//', on August 14, 1835 his device was the first that …
  10. Radar — 2017-07-05 11:01:39
    …rd George Bowen (born Swansea, [[Wales]]) to start further research at Orfordness. On** April 2, 1935** Watson-Watt was granted a patent for radar. By June they were detecting aircraft at 17 miles, which was enough to stop all work on competing …
  11. Hydraulics — 2016-03-23 13:34:41
    …ramah 1795 === {{Image url="JosephBramah.jpg" class="right" title="Joseph Bramah" width="" }} {{toc}} Joseph Bramah was granted a patent for his **hydraulic press** in 1795. Joseph Bramah was born in Stainborough, Barnsley [[Yorkshire]], [[Engl…

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