Black Inventors: Granville T. Woods

Granville T Woods:

• #299,894, 6/3/1884, Steam boiler furnace
• #308,817, 12/2/1884, Telephone transmitter
• #315,368, 4/7/1885, Apparatus for transmissions of messages by electricity
• #364,619, 6/7/1887, Relay instrument
• #366,192, 7/5/1887, Polarized relay
• #368,265, 8/16/1887, Electromechanical brake
• #371,241, 10/11/1887, Telephone system and apparatus
• #371,655, 10/18/1887, Electromagnetic brake apparatus
• #373,383, 11/5/1887, Railway telegraphy
• #373,915, 11/29/1887, Induction telegraph system
• #383,844, 5/29/1888, Overhead conducting system for electric railways
• #385,034, 6/26/1888, Electromotive railway
• #386,282, 7/17/1888, Tunnel construction for electric railways
• #387,839, 8/14/1888, Galvanic battery
• #388,803, 8/28/1888, Railway telegraphy
• #395,533, 1/1/1889, Automatic safety cut-out for electric circuits
• #463,020, 11/10/1891, Electric railway system
• #507,606, 10/31/1893, Electric railwaysupply system
• #639,692, 12/19/1899, Amusement apparatus
• #656,760, 8/28/1900, Incubator
• #662,049, 11/20/1900, Automatic circuit-breaking apparatus
• #681,768, 9/3/1901, Regulating and controlling electrical translating devices
• #690,809, 1/7/1902, Apparatus for controlling electric motors or other electrical translating devices
• #695,988, 3/25/1902, Electric railway
• #701,981, 6/10/1902, Automatic air brake
• #718,183, 1/13/1903, Electric railway system
• #762,792, 6/14/1904, Electric-railway apparatus

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Amazing ancestry of “abairu” of Ankole revealed – By Dr Adyeri Muchori

Amazing ancestry of “abairu” of Ankole revealed.

I was inspired to write this article following the statements by the president of Uganda to the effect that “the people of ankole do not need a king.” The president of Uganda is a well read man and given the growing controversy of these Ugandan “kings”, he must have a strong reason for coming out with such a statement.

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