May 31, 2020
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6 Oct 2017
Wheel-lock musket invented. The first flush toilets appeared
Leonardo da Vinci began painting the Mona Lisa and completes it three years later
Michaelangelo began painting the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
Leonardo DaVinci designs a horizontal water wheel. Pocket watch invented by Peter Henlein.
Urs Graf invented etching.
Copernicus published his theory that the earth and planets revolved around the sun.
A graphite pencil invented by Conrad Gesner.
Bottled beer invented in London.
Gerard Mercator invents Mercator map projection.
Sir Francis Drake began his voyage around the world.
Pope Gregory XIII established the Gregorian calendar, which remains in use to this day.
Englishmen, William Lee invented a knitting machine called the stocking frame.
Dutchmen, Zacharias Janssen, invented the compound microscope.
Galileo Galilei invented a water thermometer.
Rene Descartes, future philosopher and mathematician, was born in France.
German-Dutch spectacle-maker Hans Lippershey invents the first refracting telescope.
Dutch builder Cornelis Drebbel invents the earliest human-powered submarine.
English astronomer and mathematician W. Gascoigne invents the micrometer.
French mathematician Blaise Pascal invents the adding machine.
Scientist and inventor Otto von Guericke invent an air pump.
Cuckoo clocks were made in Furtwangen, Germany, in the Black Forest region.
The first reference to a candy cane is made. French Benedictine monk Dom Pérignon invents Champagne.
English inventor and engineer Thomas Savery invents a steam pump.
Bartolomeo Cristofori invents the piano.
French C. Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher.
John Kay invents the flying shuttle.
E.G. von Kleist invents the leyden jar, the first electrical capacitor.
Benjamin Franklin invents the lightening rod.
Englishmen John Harrison invents the navigational clock or marine chronometer for measuring longitude.
Georges Louis Lesage patents the electric telegraph.
Benjamin Franklin invents bi-focal eyeglasses. Gervinus of Germany invents the circular saw.
John Barber invents the gas turbine. Early bicycles are invented in Scotland.
Alessandro Volta invents the battery. Louis Robert invents the Fourdrinier Machine for sheet paper making.
Frenchmen, J.M. Jacquard invents the Jacquard Loom. Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
German, Frederick Koenig invents an improved printing press. Peter Durand invents the tin can.
William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet
Frenchmen, Barthelemy Thimonnier invents a sewing machine.
American, Thaddeus Fairbanks invents platform scales. American, Charles Goodyear invents rubber vulcanization. Frenchmen, Louis Daguerre and J.N. Niepce co-invent Daguerreotype photography. Kirkpatrick Macmillan invents a bicycle. Welshmen, Sir William Robert Grove conceives of the first hydrogen fuel cell.
American, Elias Howe invents a sewing machine. Robert William Thomson patents the first vulcanised rubber pneumatic tire.
Joel Houghton was granted the first patent for a dishwasher.
Elisha Otis patents elevator safety brakes, creating a safer elevator. Pierre Michaux invents a bicycle. Linus Yale invents the Yale lock or cylinder lock.
Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone. Nicolaus August Otto invents the first practical four-stroke internal combustion engine. Melville Bissell patents the carpet sweeper.
The British Perforated Paper Company invents a form of toilet paper. Englishmen, John Milne invents the modern seismograph.
Lumiere Brothers invent a portable motion- picture camera, film processing unit and projector called the Cinematographe. Lumiere Brothers using their Cinematographe are the first to present a projected motion picture to an audience of more that one person.
The zeppelin invented by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin. Charles Seeberger redesigned Jesse Reno's escalator and invented the modern escalator.
Thomas Edison demonstrated the first talking motion picture. Georges Claude displayed the first neon lamp to the public on December 11, 1910, in Paris.
The tommy gun patented by John T Thompson. The Band-Aid (pronounced 'ban-'dade) invented by Earle Dickson.
Scotch tape patented by 3M engineer, Richard G. Drew. The frozen food process patented by Clarence Birdseye. Wallace Carothers and DuPont Labs invents neoprene. The "differential analyzer", or analog computer invented by Vannevar Bush at MIT in Boston. Frank Whittle and Dr Hans von Ohain both invent a jet engine.
Dr William Reich invents the orgone accumulator. Peter Goldmark invents modern color television system. Karl Pabst invents the jeep.
The first credit card (Diners) invented by Ralph Schneider.
The halogen lamp invented.
The daisy-wheel printer invented. The floppy disk invented by Alan Shugart.
The hepatitis-B vaccine invented.
The World Wide Web and Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) created by Tim Berners-Lee.
The mystery of Ginger. Environmentally friendly transformer fluid from vegetable oils invented by T.V. Oommen. FluidSense infusion pump invented (automatic and standardized intravenous applicator).
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