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AGRICULTURE

See how John Boyd Dunlop became the king Of The Road

If the name, John Boyd Dunlop, isn’t a familiar one to you – at least the surname Dunlop, should. Mr. Dunlop (February 5, 1840 – October 23, 1921) an icon of the road and the choice of racing legends has played a significant part in motoring development since he invented the pneumatic tyre in 1888. Born into a farming family in Dreghorn in Ayrshire, John Boyd Dunlop at only 19 has had a successful veterinarian practice in Edinburgh, having graduated from the University of Edinburgh, but this is not what

  2 years ago ago
See how John Boyd Dunlop became the king Of The Road

CULTURE

Today February 5 in History

1840: John Boyd Dunlop, a Scottish businessman and a veterinary surgeon, was born this day in Dreghom, Scotland; he developed the first practical pneumatic/ inflatable tyre. and co- founded the Dunlop Rubber Company.  1869: The largest alluvial gold nugget in history, called the Welcome Stranger was found this day in Moliagul, Victoria Australia.  1885: King Leopold II of Belgium, this day established the Congo( now DR Congo ) as a personal possession  1907: Belgian chemist,Leo Baekeland announced the creation

  1 year ago ago
Today February 5 in History