(8 Dec 1765 - 8 Jan 1825)
Quotes by others about Eli Whitney, (1)
As Arkwright and Whitney were the demi-gods of cotton, so prolific Time will yet bring an inventor to every plant. There is not a property in nature but a mind is born to seek and find it.
- 8 Dec - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Whitney's birth.