Monday, October 8, 2012

27 October Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

1873, farmer Joseph F. Glidden applied for a patent on barbed wire.

1891, Philip B. Downing, inventor, was awarded a U.S. patent for an improvement to the street letter (mail) box.

1938, Du Pont announced a name for its new synthetic fiber yarn: "nylon".

Knowledge History of the Day - Index for the Year

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