1715

1715

  •  Death of Thomas Savery (c. 1650–1715), inventor of an early steam engine (1698), "A new invention for raising of water and occasioning motion to all sorts of mill work by the impellent force of fire, which will be of great use and advantage for drayning mines, serveing townes with water, and for the working of all sorts of mills where they have not the benefitt of water nor constant windes."