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Sir Isaac Holden Death Anniversary

Sir Isaac Holden Death Anniversary - 13 August 1897

Sir Isaac Holden died on 13 August, 1897

British inventor who came up with the idea of friction matches independently (though much later) of John Walker.

Image Source: By Samuel Sidley (1829-1896) - http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/sir-isaac-holden-18071897-22785, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38080925


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