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August Calendar of Famous Inventions and August Birthdays

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Find out what famous event happened on the August Calendar for history concerning patents, trademarks, or copyrights. What famous inventor has the same August birthday as you.

August 1

1900 "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum was copyright registered.
1941 The first jeep rolled off the assembly line. Willy’s Truck Company was the first company to create a jeep.

August 2

1904 A patent for a "glass shaping machine" was granted to Michael Owen.
The immense production of glass bottles, jars, etc. owes its inception to this invention.

August 3

1897 The Street Car Controller was patented by Walter Knight and William Potter.

August 4

1970 POPPIN FRESH was trademark registered by the Pillsbury Company.

August 5

1997 Patent #5,652,975 for an automatic talking potty apparatus was issued to Glory Hoskin.

August 6

1935 William Coolidge obtained a patent for the cathode ray tube, a critical ingredient of TV and other electronic applications.

August 7

1906 The Flexible Flyer was trademark registered.
1944 The world's first program-controlled calculator, popularly called the Harvard Mark I was inaugurated. The machine was built by Harvard researcher Howard Aiken, supported by IBM.

August 8

1911 Patent #1,000,000 was issued to Francis Holton for a vehicle tire.

August 9

1898 Rudolf Diesel of France was granted patent #608,845 for an "internal combustion engine" the Diesel engine.

August 10

1909 The FORD trademark registered by the Ford Motor Corporation.

August 11

1942 Hedy Markey received a patent for a secret communication system.
1950 Steve Wozniak was born, the co-founder of Apple Computers.

August 12

1930 Clarence Birdseye patented a method for packaging frozen foods.

August 13

1890 A publisher copyright registered an edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter."
1655 Johann Christoph Denner the inventor of the clarinet was born.

August 14

1889 "The Washington Post March" by John Phillip Sousa was copyright registered.

1984 IBM released MS-DOS version 3.0. IBM first approached Bill Gates and Microsoft to discuss the state of home computers in 1980.

August 15

1989 President George Bush issued a proclamation commemorating the bicentennial anniversary of the 1st patent and copyright laws.

August 16

1949 Patent #2,478,967 was granted to Leonard Greene of Mineola, NY for an "airplane stall warning device."

August 17

1993 Patent #5,236,208 was issued to Thomas Welsh for a platform steerable skateboard.

August 18

1949 Plant Patent #1 was issued to Henry Bosenberg of New Brunswick, NJ, for a climbing rose.

August 19

1919 HOSTESS was trademark registered by William B. Ward.
1888 The first world beauty contest was held in Belgium, an 18-year-old West Indian woman won.

August 20

1930 Philo Farnsworth patented a television.

August 21

1888 The first practical adding & listing machine (calculator) was patented by William Burroughs.

August 22

1952 The Television Show, Adventures of Superman was copyright registered.
1932 The BBS began experimental regular television broadcasts.

August 23

1977 The name Cincinnati Bengals was trademark registered.
1904 The automobile tire chain was patented.

August 24

1993 Patent # 5,238,437 for a Bubble Dispensing Doll was issued to Vowles, Barad, Smith and Stern.

August 25

1814 The British burnt Washington, D.C., however, the Patent Office was saved by the British Superintendent of Patents, Dr. William Thornton.

August 26

1902 Arthur McCurdy obtained a patent for a daylight developing tank for roll film.

August 27

1855 Clara Barton becomes the first female federal employee to achieve equal status when she was hired by the Patent Office as a clerk

August 28

1951 Oral B (the famous line of dental products) was trademark registered.

August 29

1893 Whitcomb Judson received a patent for the zipper.

August 30

1968 The song "Hey Jude" by John Lennon and Paul McCartney was copyright registered.
1994 IBM announced it would not oppose Microsoft's attempt to trademark the name "Windows."

August 31

1897 Thomas Edison patented a kinetographic camera.

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August Birthdays

What famous inventor or scientist has the same August birthday as you. The eigth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

August 1

  • 1849 George Mercer Dawson was a famous Canadian scientist
  • 1889 John F Mahoney who developed a pencillin treatment for syphillis
  • 1936 Yves Saint Laurent is considered the greatest French fashion designer of the 20th century

    August 2

    • 1834 Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was the French sculptor who patented the Statue of Liberty
    • 1835 Elisha Grey was an inventor who invented an early telephone
    • 1926 Betsy Bloomingdale founded the famous department store

    August 3

    • 1959 Koichi Tanaka was a famous Japanese scientist

    August 4

    • 1755 Nicolas-Jacque Conte invented the modern pencil
    • 1859 Knut Hamsun was an Norwegian writer who won the Nobel Prize in 1920

    August 5

    • 1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger invented Julian dating
    • 1802 Niels H Abel was a Norwegian mathematician who invented Abel's Comparisons
    • 1904 Kenneth Thimann was a famous botanist
    • 1906 Wassely Leontief was a Russian-American economist who won the Nobel Prize in 1973

    August 6

    • 1859 J Arthur S Berson was a famous Austrian meteorologist who made famous hot air balloon flights over the Amazon
    • 1867 James Loeb was a famous American businessman
    • 1908 Sol Adler famous economist who invented Sinophile

      August 7

      • 1779 Carl Ritter was the cofounder of the modern science of geography
      • 1783 John Heathcoat invented lace-making machinery
      • 1870 Gustav Krupp was a famous German businessman
      • 1880 Ernst Laqueur was a famous who discovered sexual hormones
      • 1886 Louis Hazeltine was the inventor of the neutrodyne circuit that made radio possible
      • 1903 Louis Leakey was a famous anthropologist who won the 1964 Richard Hooper Medal

      August 8

      • 1861 William Bateson was a famous English biologist who invented the term "genetics"
      • 1901 Ernest Lawrence was a famous scientist and inventor who invented the Cyclotron and won the Nobel Prize in 1939
      • 1902 Paul Dirac was a famous English physicist who invented quantum mechanics and won the Nobel Prize in 1933
      • 1922 Rudi Gernreich was a famous designer who invented the first women's topless swimsuit and the miniskirt
      • 1931 Roger Penrose was a famous English physicist

      August 9

      • 1819 William Thomas Green Morton was a dentist that invented the used of ether in dentistry
      • 1896 Jean Piaget was a famous Swiss developmental psychologist and zoologist
      • 1897 Ralph Wyckoff was a pioneer of x-ray crystallography
      • 1911 William A Fowler was a famous astrophysicist who won the Nobel Prize in 1983
      • 1927 Marvin Minsky was a famous computer scientist at MIT who made inventions related to artifical intelligence

      August 10

      • 1861 Almroth Wright was a famous English bacteriologist

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      August 11

      • 1858 Christian Eijkman was a famous bacteriologist who won the Nobel Prize in 1929
      • 1926 Bernard Ashley was a famous English fashion designer who founded Laura Ashley

      August 12

      August 13

      • 1655 Johann Christoph Denner was the inventor of the clarinet
      • 1814 Anders Jonas Engstrom was a Swedish physicist who co-invented the spectroscope
      • 1819 George Gabriel Stokes was a famous physicist and mathematician who co-invented the spectroscope
      • 1888 John Logie Baird was a Scottish inventor of a television system
      • 1902 Felix Wankel was a German inventor who invented the Wankel rotary-piston engine
      • 1912 Salvador Luria was an Italian-American biologist who won the Nobel Prize in 1969
      • 1918 Frederick Sanger was an English biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in 1958 and 1980

      August 14

      • 1777 Hans Christian Oersted was a famoud Dutch physicist and chemist who wrote "View of Chemical Law" and was an early experimentor in the field of electromagnetism
      • 1861 Bion Joseph Arnold was a famous electrical engineer and inventor
      • 1883 Ernest Just was a famous biologist who pioneered cell division
      • 1903 John Ringling North was a famous circus director who co-founded the Ringling Bros

      August 15

      • 1794 Elias Fries was a famous Swedish botanist who invented the system mycologicum
      • 1892 Louis-Victor prince of Broglie was a French physicist who won the Nobel Prize in 1929
      • 1896 Leon Theremin was an electronic musical instrument inventor who invented the Theremin which was named after the inventor

      August 16

      • 1845 Gabriel Lippmann was a famous French physicist who invented the first color photographic plate and was awarded the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physics for this process.
      • 1848 Francis Darwin was a famous English scientist and the son of Charles Darwin who carried on his work
      • 1862 Amos Alonzo Stagg was a football pioneer and the inventor of the tackling dummy
      • 1892 Harold Foster was a famous cartoonist who invented "Prince Valiant"
      • 1897 Robert Ringling was a circus master who co-founded the Ringling Bros
      • 1904 Wendell Stanley was a famous biochemist and the first to crystallize a virus. He won the Nobel Prize in 1946

      August 17

      • 1870 Frederick Russell invented the first successful typhoid fever vaccine
      • 1906 Hazel Bishop was a famous chemist and cosmetics manufacturer who invented the first indelible or smear-proof lipstick

      August 18

      • 1834 Marshall Field founded the Marshall Field Department Store
      • 1883 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was a famous French fashion designer who invented the house of Chanel
      • 1904 Max Factor, Jr. was the CEO of Max Factor Cosmetics and son of the founder and inventor Max Factor
      • 1927 Marvin Harris was a famous American scientist

      August 19

      • 1785 Seth Thomas invented the mass production of clocks
      • 1906 Philo T Farnsworth was the inventor of electronic TV
      • 1919 Malcolm Forbes was a famous publisher who founded Forbes Magazine

      August 20

      • 1908 Kingsley Davis was a sociologist who invented the term population explosion

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      August 21

      • 1660 Hubert Gautier was an engineer who wrote the first book on bridge building
      • 1907 Roy Marshall was a well-known scientist who narrated the Nature of Things

        August 22

        • 1860 Paul Nipkow was a German TV pioneer and inventor
        • 1920 Denton Cooley was a heart surgeon who performed the first artifical heart transplant

        August 23

        • 1926 Clifford Geertz was a famous cultural anthropologist and ethnographer, who described culture as a system of symbols and actions which convey meaning
        • 1928 Vera Rubin was a famous American scientist who discovered dark matter
        • 1933 Manfred Donike was a famous chemist who invented drug testing

        August 24

        • 1880 Joshua Cowen was an inventor who helped invent the flashlight and invented the electric toy train
        • 1898 Albert Claude was a Belgian cytologist who won the Nobel Prize in 1974 for for discoveries of cell structure and function
        • 1918 Ray McIntire was the chemical engineer who invented styrofoam

        August 25

        • 1841 Theodor Kocher was a Swiss surgeon and thyroid specialist who won the Nobel Prize in 1909
        • 1916 Frederick Robbin was an American bacteriologist who won the Nobel Prize in 1954

          August 26

          • 1740 Joseph Montgolfier was a French aeronaut who invented successful hot air ballooning
          • 1743 Antoine Lavoisier was a famous French scientist who invented the term oxygen
          • 1850 Charles Richet was a French physiologist, who won the Nobel Prize in 1913
          • 1906 Albert Sabin, Russian-American microbiologist who invented the oral polio vaccine
          • 1951 Edward Witten was a famous American mathematician and theoretical physicist who won the 2008 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics. He helped develop string theory, and developed mathematical processes to solve the multi-dimensional equations of string theory.

          August 27

          • 1770 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a German philosopher and inventor
          • 1874 Karl Bosch was a German chemist and the founder of BASF who won the Nobel Prize in 1931
          • 1877 Charles Stewart Rolls was a British auto manufacturer and founder of Rolls-Royce Ltd who invented the Rolls-Royce.
          • 1890 Man Ray was an American artist and photographer who invented the dada movement

          August 28

          • 865 Rhazes was a famous ground-blazing Persian physician
          • 1878 George Hoyt Whipple was an American astrophysicist, who won the Nobel Prize in 1934
          • 1917 Jack Kirby was a famous cartoonist who co-invented the X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Fantastic Four, and Thor[/lik]

          August 29

          • 1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus was an German mathematician, who invented trigonometry
          • 1876 Charles Kettering was an American inventor who invented the auto self-starter or ignition
          • 1904 Werner Forssman was a German urologist, who won the Nobel Prize in 1956
          • 1959 Stephen Wolfram was an English computer scientist, who invented the computational software Mathematica.

            August 30

            • 1852 Jacobus Henricus was a Dutch physical chemist, who won the Nobel Prize in 1901
            • 1884 Theodor Svedberg was a Swedish chemist who worked with colloids and won the Nobel Prize in 1926
            • 1912 Edward Purcell was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in 1952
            • 1927 Geoffrey Beene was an American dress designer who won 8 Coty Awards

            August 31

            • 1663 Guillaume Amontons was a famous French physicist
            • 1821 Hermann von Helmholtz was a famous German physicist
            • 1870 Maria Montessori was a famous Italian educator, who invented the term spontaneous response
            • 1889 A Provost Idell invented modern volleyball