Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Frank J. Sprague is best known as Inventor who has born on July 25, 1857 in Milford, CT. Currently, Frank J. Sprague is 165 years, 6 months and 15 days old. Frank J. Sprague will celebrate 166th birthday on Tuesday, 25th of July 2023. Below the countdown to Frank J. Sprague upcoming birthday.
American naval officer and inventor who developed the first electrical motors, electric railways, and elevators. His inventions greatly helped expand the size of cities and promoted urban development.
Developing an interest in power plants from his days in the Navy, he briefly worked under Thomas Edison after the military, and developed his own electric motor.
His urban rail systems supplanted horse-drawn carts in cities within years, and he came up with the idea of 'express' elevators that went nonstop to higher floors.
He was born in Milford, Connecticut.
Elisha Otis's elevator company was initially a competitor of his, until the two businesses merged.
Frank J. Sprague is 165 years old today.
Frank J. Sprague was born on July 25, 1857 in Milford, CT.
Frank J. Sprague zodiac sign is Leo.
Frank J. Sprague was best known as Inventor.
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|1976||Viking program: Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo.|
|1978||Puerto Rican police shoot two nationalists in the Cerro Maravilla murders.|
|1978||Birth of Louise Joy Brown, the first human to have been born after conception by in vitro fertilisation, or IVF.|
|1979||Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.|
|1983||Black July: Thirty-seven Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners.|
|1984||Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.|
|1993||Israel launches a massive attack against Lebanon in what the Israelis call Operation Accountability, and the Lebanese call the Seven-Day War.|
|1993||The Saint James Church massacre occurs in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa.|
|1994||Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, that formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.|
|1995||A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.|
|1996||In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.|
|2000||Concorde Air France Flight 4590 crashes at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, killing 113 people.|
|2007||Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first female president.|
|2010||WikiLeaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.|
|2018||As-Suwayda attacks: Coordinated attacks occur in Syria|
|1987||The birth of Richard Bachman, American ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Mitchell Burgzorg, Dutch footballer and rapper|
|1987||The birth of Fernando, Brazilian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Jax Jones, English DJ, singer and songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Eran Zahavi, Israeli footballer|
|1988||The birth of John Goossens, Dutch footballer|
|1988||The birth of Tom Hiariej, Dutch footballer|
|1988||The birth of Stacey Kemp, English skater|
|1988||The birth of Paulinho, Brazilian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Anthony Stokes, Irish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Natalia Vieru, Russian basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Thodoris Karapetsas, Greek footballer|
|1991||The birth of Toni Duggan, English footballer|
|1992||The birth of Sergei Simonov, Russian ice hockey player (d. 2016)|
|1997||The birth of Nat Butcher, Australian rugby league player|
|2012||The death of B. R. Ishara, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1934)|
|2012||The death of Barry Langford, English director and producer (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of Greg Mohns, American-Canadian football player and coach (b. 1950)|
|2012||The death of Franz West, Austrian painter and sculptor (b. 1947)|
|2013||The death of Walter De Maria, American sculptor, illustrator, and composer (b. 1935)|
|2013||The death of William J. Guste, American lawyer and politician (b. 1922)|
|2013||The death of Hugh Huxley, English-American biologist and academic (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Bel Kaufman, German-American author and academic (b. 1911)|
|2014||The death of Richard Larter, Australian painter and illustrator (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Jacques Andreani, French diplomat, French ambassador to the United States (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of R. S. Gavai, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Kerala (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Bob Kauffman, American basketball player and coach (b. 1946)|
|2017||The death of Michael Johnson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944)|
|2018||The death of Sergio Marchionne, Italian-Canadian businessman (b. 1952)|
|2019||The death of Beji Caid Essebsi , Tunisian politician (b. 1926)|
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