Monday, May 12, 2014

11 May Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

868 -  Presently available oldest book with a date printed on it. 11 May 868. Diamond Sutra - A Buddhist Book
1928 - Radio station WGY started first scheduled TV broadcasts
1947 - Development of tubeless tyre
1949 - First Polaroid camera sold for $ 89.95
1951 - Jay Forrester patented computer core memory
1960 - FDA approved the contraceptive pill
1987 - A heart transplant was done along with lungs, and the heart of the recipient was donated to another person.

Birthdays

Nobel Prize Winners

1918 Richard Feynman
         http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1965/feynman.html

1924 Antony Hewish  Physics
         http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1974/hewish-facts.html


Other Scientists
1752 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
1854 Ottman Mergenthaler
1871 Frank Schlesinger
1872 Mary Llewellyn Cooke (Management)
1881 Theodore von Karman
1897 George P. Murdock
1914 Haroun Tazieff
1946  Robert K. Jarvik

http://todayinsci.com/5/5_11.htm


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