On this Day in History in 1790: Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor.
On this Day in History in 1861: Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis.
If you build it, they will buy it. They will love it. They will use it.
On this Day in History in 1814: English engineer George Stephenson introduces the 1st steam locomotive.
Sad Fact of the Day: According to a study conducted by economist Carl Benedict Frey and engineer Michael Osborne, up to 47 percent of the jobs in the United States could soon be lost to computers, robots and other forms of technology.