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Macintosh,

Charles, Scottish chemist, 1766-1843.
Macintosh blockers - a system of tubes used during thoracic operations to block one lung or lobe from the other.
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1766: Charles Macintosh, inventor of the raincoat that bears his name.
On This Day: 1823: Scottish chemist Charles MacIntosh patented a waterproofing method later used on coats.
DECEMBER 29, 1766: Scots waterproofing pioneer Charles Macintosh born.
13 CHARLES MACINTOSH 13(1766-1843) Glasgow and rain go together so it's no surprise the world's first raincoat was invented in the city.
Also on This Day: 1492: Columbus had his firstsight of land in the New World at San Salvador; 1823: Charles Macintosh began selling raincoats; 1849: Charles Rowley patented the safety pin; 1901: Theodore Roosevelt renamed the Executive Mansion as 'The White House'; 1948: The first Morris Minor was produced at Cowley, Oxfordshire; 1984: The IRA bombed the Tory Party conference in Brighton.
Also on This Day: 1666: the Dutch fleet was totally routed by the English at the second naval Battle of the North Foreland; 1834: Death of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge; 1843: Death of Charles Macintosh, waterproof clothing inventor; 1887: Death of Henry Mayhew, founder of Punch; 1909: Louis Bleriot made the first Channel crossing by aircraft landing in Dover after 43 minutes; 1943: Italian dictator Mussolini forced to resign; 1948: Bread rationing ended; 1959: The first of Sir Christopher Cockerell's Hovercrafts crossed the Channel in 50 minutes; 1978: The first test tube baby was born in Oldham, Lancashire.
Anniversaries: 1666: the Dutch fleet was totally routed by the English at the second naval Battle of the North Foreland; 1824: Death of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge; 1843: Death of Charles Macintosh, waterproof clothing inventor; 1887: Death of Henry Mayhew, founder of Punch; 1909: Louis Bleriot made the first Channel crossing by aircraft landing in Dover after 43 minutes; 1917: The Dutch spy Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, known as 'Mata Hari', was sentenced to death; 1943: Italian dictator Mussolini forced to resign; 1948: Bread rationing ended; 1959: The first of Sir Christopher Cockerell's Hovercrafts crossed the Channel in 50 minutes; 1978: The first test tube baby was born in Oldham, Lancashire.