Inventions of the world

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  • 6,000 BCE

    Ax

    Ax
    Axes made with ground cutting edges are known since the Neolithic period ending 4,000 to 2,000 BC. The first true hafted axes are known from the Mesolithic period (c. 6000 BC). Few wooden hafts have been found from this period, but it seems that the axe was normally hafted by wedging. - Wikipedia
  • 5,500 BCE

    Hinduism

    Hinduism
    The oldest evidence of religious practices in India date back approximately to 5500 BCE. It is a mistake to reduce all early Hinduism to Vedic religion: there were many other non-Vedic religious traditions in early Hinduism which have left no early texts and that can be known to some extent by archaeological evidence. - Google
  • 3,500 BCE

    Wheel

    Wheel
    Wheels were invented circa 3,500 B.C., and rapidly spread across the Eastern Hemisphere. Wheels are the archetype of a primitive, caveman-level technology. But in fact, they're so ingenious that it took until 3500 B.C. for someone to invent them. - Google
  • 3,200 BCE

    Hat

    Hat
    One of the first pictorial depictions of a hat appears in a tomb painting from Thebes, Egypt, which shows a man wearing a conical straw hat, dated to around 3200 BC. Hats were commonly worn in ancient Egypt. - Wikipedia
  • 1,600 BCE

    Sword

    Sword
    Historically, the sword developed in the Bronze Age, evolving from the dagger; the earliest specimens date to about 1600 BC. - Wikipedia
  • 336

    Christmas

    Christmas
    The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine (he was the first Christian Roman Emperor). A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on the 25th December. - Google
  • 988

    Christianity

    Christianity
    The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present. Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christianity spread to all of Europe in the Middle Ages. - Wikipedia
  • 1040

    Fireworks

    Fireworks
    Fireworks have been around for centuries and are believed to have been invented by the Chinese. A Chinese document (from about 1040) showed how to wrap gunpowder in paper to make a 'fire pill.' This small firecracker made a very loud bang, which was believed to scare off evil spirits. - Google
  • 1484

    Hot Dog

    Hot Dog
    In fact, two German towns vie to be the original birthplace of the modern hot dog. Frankfurt claims the frankfurter was invented there over 500 years ago, in 1484: eight years before Columbus set sail for America. But the people of Vienna (Wien, in German) say they are the true originators of the “wienerwurst.” - Google
  • 1484

    Frankfurter

    Frankfurter
    In fact, two German towns vie to be the original birthplace of the modern hot dog. Frankfurt claims the frankfurter was invented there over 500 years ago, in 1484: eight years before Columbus set sail for America. But the people of Vienna (Wien, in German) say they are the true originators of the “wienerwurst.” - Google.
  • Telescope

    Telescope
    It is quite a common belief that Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei invented the telescope but this is not strictly true. The earliest workings towards the design of the refracting telescope were made by German-Dutch lens maker Hans Lippershey (above) in 1608. - Google
  • Camera

    Camera
    The first partially successful photograph of a camera image was made in approximately 1816 by Nicéphore Niépce, using a very small camera of his own making and a piece of paper coated with silver chloride, which darkened where it was exposed to light. - Wikipedia
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph
    An electrical telegraph was independently developed and patented in the United States in 1837 by Samuel Morse. His assistant, Alfred Vail, developed the Morse code signalling alphabet with Morse. - Wikipedia
  • Candy Bar

    Candy Bar
    Historians believe the candy bar dates all the way back to 1847. It was in that year in Great Britain when Joseph Fry and his son first pressed a paste made up of cocoa powder and sugar into a bar shape. Before that time, chocolate had mainly been used to make sweet drinks. - Google
  • Box Camera

    Box Camera
    The Kodak introduced in May 1888 first commercially successful box camera for roll film -- the advertising slogan being You press the button – we do the rest. The Kodak Brownie, a long lasting series of classical box cameras using roll film. The Ansco Panda was designed to compete directly with the Brownies. - Wikipedia
  • Hamburger

    Hamburger
    Another version of the creation of the hamburger is that of German cook Otto Kuasw, who created a very popular sailors' sandwich made of a fillet of beef patty fried in butter, served with a fried egg, between two toasted buns in 1891, at a post in Hamburg, Germany. - Wikipedia
  • Hershey Bar

    Hershey Bar
    Through trial and error, he created his own formula for milk chocolate. The first Hershey bar was produced in 1900. Hershey's Kisses were developed in 1907, and the Hershey's Bar with almonds was introduced in 1908. - Wikipedia
  • Computer

    Computer
    First programmable computer. The Z1 was created by German Konrad Zuse in his parents' living room between 1936 and 1938. It is considered to be the first electro-mechanical binary programmable computer, and the first really functional modern computer. - Google
  • Big Mac

    Big Mac
    The Big Mac was first introduced in 1967 by Jim Delligatti, a McDonald's franchise owner in Uniontown, Pa. A year later, it became a staple of McDonald's menus nationwide. - Google
  • Period:
    20,000 BCE
    to
    10,000 BCE

    Paleolithic age (Old Stone Age)

    The Paleolithic Period coincides almost exactly with the Pleistocene epoch of geologic time, which lasted from 2.6 million years ago to about 12,000 years ago. This epoch experienced important geographic and climatic changes that affected human societies. - Wikipedia
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    to
    8,000 BCE

    Mesolithic Period (Middle Stone Age)

    While Mesolithic cultures lasted in Europe until almost 3000 BC, Neolithic communities developed in the Middle East between 9000 and 6000 BC Mesolithic cultures represent a wide variety of hunting, fishing, and food gathering techniques. - Google
  • Period:
    8,000 BCE
    to
    2,000 BCE

    Neolithic age (New Stone Age)

    The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
  • Period: to

    2nd industrial revolution

    Historians have labeled the years from 1870-1914 as the period of the Second Industrial Revolution. While the First Industrial Revolution caused the growth of industries, such as coal, iron, railroads and textiles, the Second Industrial Revolution witnessed the expansion of electricity, petroleum and steel. - Google