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  1. Modern Farming — 2023-10-09 23:44:30
    …ft on the surface to die. <<{{amazon type="book" items="1166260496" }}<< Jethro Tull wrote a book “**Horse hoeing husbandry**” for farmers but it would take almost a hundred years before farmers widely adopted his proposals and technologie…
  2. Hose clamp — 2023-04-06 17:55:49
    …921 === [[1900s]] [[CategoryIndustry]] The Jubilee Clip was invented by Commander Lumley Robinson in 1921. It is a hose band clamp designed to make a watertight connection of a soft hose to a metal pipe.…
  3. Beatles — 2021-08-20 10:46:43
    …00s]] {{Image url="Beatles.jpg" class="right" title="Beatles" width="" }} Probably the most popular and even successful band in history. Formed in Liverpool [[Lancashire]], [[England ]]. === Liverpool England 1961 === Band members John Lennon…
    …l hold many records in the music industry. ~- Biggest All-Times Sales. 600 million. ~- Most No.1 Singles On UK Charts (Band): 17. ~- Most No.1 Singles On US Charts: 20. ~- Most No.1 Albums On UK Charts. 15. ~- Most US Chart No. 1 Albums: 19. ~…
  4. Rubber — 2021-08-12 20:24:10
    …atents''' relating to rubber between 1820 and 1847. In 1822 he developed rubber tubing that could be cut into '''rubber bands''' and '''life-belt tubes'''. He devised many medical uses for rubber, and promoted the use of rubber rather than leat…
    …d one of the bottles in his hand and realized that if it was sliced up it could be used as garters, suspenders and waistbands. About 25 years later, another Englishman, '''Stephen Perry''', patented the '''rubber band'''. He made many improve…
    …0" title="Wet suit" }}||{{Image url="Welly.jpg" width="120" title="Wellies" }}|| {{Tag ids="Rubber patent sulphur tyre band hose boots gloves mould"}} …
  5. Blood transfusion — 2021-08-10 08:28:02
    …rformed the first successful transfusion of human blood to treat postpartum haemorrhage. The donor was the patient's husband, Blundell extracted four ounces of blood from his arm to transfuse into his wife. Between 1825 and 1830, Blundell perf…
  6. Cowboy — 2021-08-09 21:03:46
    …y the [[Railway]]. Even as late as 1881 Chester A. Arthur, then a U.S. president, spoke sneeringly when he denounced a band of desperadoes as //cowboys//. {{Image url="Cowboy_England.jpg" class="left" title="Cowboy in Britain" width="" }} Refe…
  7. Railway — 2020-11-30 12:55:52
    …se, near Chesterfield, in 1838. He invested in coalmines, ironworks, and quarries, and also experimented with animal husbandry and stock breeding. ---- Stephenson died on 12 August 1848 in Chesterfield in Derbyshire. His only son Robert was a…
  8. Sport — 2020-11-30 00:32:47
    …d the world and in Canada, where frozen fields were more common than grass, it made its way onto ice and so [[WikiPedia:Bandy Bandy]] [[WikiPedia:Ice_Hockey Ice]] evolved. In 1886 the Teddington Cricket Club effectively lead a movement which r…
  9. Underwater Tunnel — 2020-10-11 23:44:16
    … (b.1758) and Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) tried but water ingress and poor ground conditions led to the works being abandoned. == Advanced Tunnelling == {{Image url=" BrunelTunnellingShield.jpg" class="right" title=" Brunel Tunnelling Shiel…
  10. Slavery Abolition — 2020-08-17 15:00:36
    …ropean** men, women and **children** to be used in their slave trade. Some villages like Baltimore, Ireland had to be abandoned following persistent raids. Between 1609 and 1616, England alone had **466** merchant ships lost to **Barbary coast…
  11. Monty Python — 2020-08-06 07:48:50
    …ion]] sketch show of 45 episodes broadcast by the BBC between 1969 and 1974. The show had a catchy theme music by the Band of the Grenadier Guards' of John Philip Sousa's "The Liberty Bell". == So British == The show, which was commissioned …
  12. Rubber Band — 2020-06-28 12:40:44
    …Rubber Band :: {{Databox caption="Inventor" Image="StephenPerry.jpg" Who="Stephen Perry" width="" birth_place="" death_place="" }…
    …ic]]:[[CategoryIndustry]] Stephen Perry of Messers Perry and Co, Rubber Manufacturers of [[London]] patented the rubber band in England on March 17, 1845. Also known as an elastic band the idea was touted by Thomas Hancock after he patented vul…
    …canized [[Rubber]]. {{Image url="RubberBands.jpg" class="left" title="Rubber Bands" width="400" }} == Thousands of uses == The humble rubber band has gone on to become one of the most versatile of in…
  13. Christmas Traditions — 2019-12-27 02:21:30
    …y until reduced to a pile of ashes.|| == {{colour c="green" Christmas tree}} == Was popularised by Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, who introduced one to the Royal Household in 1840 from Germany. == Fairy Lights == ||{{Image url="f…
  14. Jimi Hendrix Experience — 2016-06-02 09:48:10
    …HendrixExperience.jpg" class="right" title="Hendrix Experience" width="250" }} One of the world's most influential rock bands was formed in [[London ]] 1966. /* event_date="1966" Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed */ Jimi Marshall Hendrix, w…
    …*Chas Chandler** in September 1966. === London 1966 === <<{{amazonad}}<< Chas became his manager and formed a backing band in the style of "**Cream**" with bassist **Noel Redding** and drummer **Mitch Mitchell** of jazz group "Georgie Fame an…

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