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Jake Austin-St John
14 Nov 2017
Insulin [1921, Frederick Banting and Charles Best] -The discovery of the hormone Insulin which is used to control your blood sugar levels. Insulin injections used to combat diabetes.
Polygraph Machine [1921, John Larson] -Machine that measures; breathing, pulse, blood pressure and perspiration. To determine whether or not someone is lying
Hearing Aid [1923, Marconi Company] -Otophone, was the first prototype for today's modern hearing aid.
Liquid-fuel [1926, Robert Goddara] -The plan’s for the rocket had been invented earlier, but it wasn't until 1926 that Goddard had solved the problems of fuel delivery to the combustion chamber and the unstable course of the rocket.
The Tri-Motor Airplane [1926, Ford Motor Company] -The invention of the Tri-Motor engine enabling planes to increase speeds from 70mph to 95mph. Allowing passengers to cut off a full day on some trips.
Antibiotics [1928, Alexander Fleming] -Fleming discovered a mould which had killed bacteria on some of the test plates in this lab. He envisioned using using this substance to treat many bacterial diseases. The substance released was later found to be penicillin. Which today is used to cure many bacterial infections.
80 Column Punch Card [1928, IBM] -The 80 column punch card was a machine readable card that stores information. This became means for driving computers for the next 50 years.
Car Radio [1929, Motorola] -The first car radio is made and installed by Motorola, throughout the united states
Analog Computer [1930, Vannevar Bush] -The analog computer or as Vannevar called it, the "Differential Analyzer" was invented in Boston at MIT.
Adolf Hitler [July 29th, 1921] National Socialist German Workers Party gains a new leader; Adolf Hitler
Annie Jump Cannon [May 9th, 1922] Annie Jump Cannon’s Classification System is inherited by the International Astronomical Union. This system is formally used in today’s society with a few minor changes.
Edwin Hubble [December 30th, 1924] American Astronomical Society holds meeting. Edwin Hubble announces the existence of other galactic systems in the universe.
Robert A. Milikan [November 9th, 1925] Robert A. Milikan conveys a speech at the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin.
Erwin Schrodinger [January 27th, 1926] Publishes his theory of wave mechanics, and is known for his equation which is used in quantum mechanics called Schrodinger's equation.
Henry Ford [May 26th, 1927] Last Ford Model T is produced, and is also the 15th millionth produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Walt Disney [November 18th, 1928] The first Mickey Mouse cartoon is released titled “Steamboat Willie”. Produced by Walt Disney.
The Great Depression [October 29th, 1929] The Great Depression is caused by the Wall Street Stock Market crash. This day is also known as “Black Tuesday”.
Walter Chrysler [May 27th, 1930] The Chrysler Building is opened to the public spanning 1,046 ft into the air. This was the tallest man-made structure at the time of opening.
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