(21 Aug 1754 - 15 Nov 1839)
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[In 18th-century Britain] engineers for the most began as simple workmen, skilful and ambitious but usually illiterate and self-taught. They were either millwrights like Bramah, mechanics like Murdoch and George Stephenson, or smiths like Newcomen and Maudslay.
- 21 Aug - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Murdock's birth.