Missing From History 2012-06-25T00:35:58+00:00

What they don’t teach in school

  • The Air Conditioner … Frederic Jones, July 12, 1949 U.S. Patent 2,475,841
  • The Automatic Transmission … R Spikes, Nov. 28, 1933
  • The Clothes Dryers … G Sampson, Aug 16, 1887 U.S. Patent 368,265
  • The Electric Lamp … Lewis Latimer, Sept 13, 1881 U.S. Patent 247,097
  • The Elevator … Alexander Miles, Oct. 11,1877 U.S. Patent 371,207
  • The Evaporating Pin… Norbert Rileux, Dec. 10, 1846 U.S. Patent 4,879
  • The Golf Tee … G Grant, Mar. 3, 1886 U.S. Patent 638,920
  • The Guitar… R Flemming Jr., Mar 3, 1886 U.S. Patent 338,727
  • The Lawnmower … J. Burr, May 9, 1899 U.S. Patent 624,749
  • The Lawn Sprinkler System … Elijah Mc Coy , Sept. 26, 1899 U.S. Patent 631,649
  • The Pencil Sharpener … John Love, Nov. 23, 1897 U.S. Patent 549,114
  • The Refrigerator … John Standard, July 14, 1891 U.S. Patent 445,891
  • The Shoe Lasting Machine … Jan Matzelinger, Mar. 20,1993 U.S. Patent 274,202
  • The Street Letter Box … P. Downing , Oct. 27, 1891 U.S. Patent 462,093
  • The Telephone Transmitter … Granville Woods, Dec. 2, 1884 U.S. Patent 308,817
  • The Traffic Light … Garrett Morgan, Feb. 27, 1922 U.S. Patent 1,475,024