Invented by. John Loud · László Bíró (patents). Launch year, 1888. Company,
Multiple brands. Availability, Worldwide mass-production. Notes Ubiquitous
writing instrument. ...
Dec 10, 2014 ... There are some fascinating aspects to the story of the ballpoint pen: it enabled
the escape of its inventor from Nazi Germany and has an ...
The history of the ball-point pen. In 1879 in Providence, Rhode Island, Alonzo T.
Cross invented the stylographic fountain pen, a precursor of the ball-point pen.
Jun 10, 2015 ... Lewis Waterman opened up the possibility of portable pens with his invention of
a practical fountain pen in 1884. But relatively quickly, users ...
Invented by Cross, this fountain pen is identified as daddy to the ball pens. This
invention triggered more of brainstorming that lasted till ball pen was born.
Aug 18, 2014 ... The humble ballpoint pen is an item so ubiquitous the chances of you ... having
been invented by NASA, see: The Invention of Tang and The ...
To counter this hesitancy, the BIC company created an exciting national
television campaign to tell consumers that this ballpoint pen "Writes First Time,
Jun 15, 2008 ... Arguably the most important invention for the written word since the printing press
, the humble biro pen is 70 years old.
Aug 22, 2012 ... The pen may be mightier than the sword, but when Jewish-Hungarian journalist
László Bíró invented the ballpoint pen in the 1930s clichéd ...
Aug 28, 2015 ... But despite its popularity, the ballpoint pen is relatively new in the history ....
usually referring to any crude letterform created from pen and ink.