major inventions and event timelines

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  • Feb 9, 1500

    inventions for the 1500's

    1500 Wheel-lock musket invented.
    The first flush toilets appeared.
    1510 Leonardo DaVinci designs a horizontal water wheel.
    Pocket watch invented by Peter Henlein.
    1513 Urs Graf invents etching.
    1565 A graphite pencil invented by Conrad Gesner.
    1568 Bottled beer invented in London.
    1569 Gerard Mercator invents Mercator map projection.
    1589 Englishmen, William Lee invents a knitting machine called the stocking frame.
    1590 Dutchmen, Zacharias Janssen invents the compound microscope.
  • Feb 6, 1543

    nicholas copernicus

    nicholas copernicus
    presents a new view of the universe stateing that the sun is the center of the universe.
  • Feb 9, 1556


    the newspaper were a bog deal because they had the ability to spread the news to everyone everyday.
  • Feb 15, 1564


    he played a major roll in the scientific resolution and is known for the major improvement to the telescope.
  • Oct 15, 1564

    Andreas Vesalius

    Andreas Vesalius
    author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Structure of the Human Body) often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy
  • Dec 30, 1571

    johannes kepler

    johannes kepler
    was famous for his law of the planetary motion theory
  • inventions for the 1600's

    1608 Hans Lippershey invents the first refracting telescope.
    1620 The earliest human-powered submarine invented by Cornelis Drebbel.
    1624 William Oughtred invents a slide rule.
    1625 Frenchmen, Jean-Baptiste Denys invents a method for blood transfusion.
    1629 Giovanni Branca invents a steam turbine.
    1636 W. Gascoigne invents the micrometer.
    1642 Frenchmen, Blaise Pascal invents an adding machine.
    1643 Evangelista Torricelli invents the barometer.
    1650 Otto von Guericke invents a air pump.
  • inventions for the 1600's

    1656 Christian Huygens invents a pendulum clock.
    1660 Cuckoo clocks made in Furtwangen, Germany, in the Black Forest region.
    1663 James Gregory invents the first reflecting telescope.
    1668 Isaac Newton invents a reflecting telescope.
    1670 The first reference to a candy cane is made.
    Dom Pérignon invents Champagne.
    1671 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz invents a calculating machine.
    1674 Anton Van Leeuwenhoek was the first to see and describe bacteria with a microscope.
  • Newton

    is known for his law of gravity and he wrote the famous book principia.
  • inventions for the 1700's

    1701 Jethro Tull invents the seed drill.
    1709 Bartolomeo Cristofori invents the piano.
    1711 Englishmen, John Shore invents the tuning fork.
    1712 Thomas Newcomen patents the atmospheric steam engine.
    1717 Edmond Halley invents the diving bell.
    1722 French C. Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher.
    1724 Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the first mercury thermometer.
    1733 John Kay invents the flying shuttle.
    1745 E.G. von Kleist invents the leyden jar, the first electrical capacitor.
  • inventions for the 1700's

    1752 Benjamin Franklin invents the lightening rod.
    1755 Samuel Johnson publishes the first English language dictionary on April 15th after nine years of writing. In the preface Samuel Johnson wrote, "I am not so lost in lexicography as to forget that words are the daughters of earth, and that things are the sons of heaven."
    1757 John Campbell invents the sextant.
    1758 Dolland invents a chromatic lens.
    1761 Englishmen, John Harrison invents the navigational clock or marine chronometer
  • inventions for the 1700's

    1784 Andrew Meikle invents the threshing machine.
    Joseph Bramah invents the safety lock.
    1785 Edmund Cartwright invents the power loom.
    Claude Berthollet invents chemical bleaching.
    Charles Augustus Coulomb invents the torsion balance.
    Jean Pierre Blanchard invents a working parachute.
    1786 John Fitch invents a steamboat.
    1789 The guillotine is invented.
    1790 The United States issued its first patent to William Pollard of Philadelphia for a machine that roves and spins cotton.
  • john locke

    john locke
    known as the Father of Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract theory
  • montesquieu

    is most famously known for the theory of the seperation of powers and we still use this today
  • becarria

    was an Italian jurist, philosopher and politician best known for his treatise On Crimes and Punishments , which condemned torture and the death penalty, and was a founding work in the field of penology.
  • voltaire

    for his advocacy of civil liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of expression, free trade and separation of church and state.
  • rousseau

    was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought.
  • diderot

    is best known for serving as co-founder and chief editor of and contributor to the Encyclopédie.
  • adam smith

    adam smith
    was a Scottish social philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Smith is the author of The Theory of Moral Sentiments and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
  • inventions for the 1800's

    1800 Frenchmen, J.M. Jacquard invents the Jacquard Loom.
    Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
    1804 Freidrich Winzer (Winsor) was the first person to patent gas lighting.
    Richard Trevithick, an English mining engineer, developed the first steam-powered locomotive. Unfortunately, the machine was too heavy and broke the very rails it was traveling on.
    1809 Humphry Davy invents the first electric light - the first arc lamp. German, Frederick Koenig invents an improved printing press.
  • inventions fo the 1800's

    1834 Henry Blair patents a corn planter, he is the second black person to receive a U.S. patent.
    Jacob Perkins invents an early refrigerator type device - an ether ice machine.
    1835 Englishmen, Henry Talbot invents calotype photography.
    Solymon Merrick patents the wrench.
    Englishmen, Francis Pettit Smith invents the propeller.
    Charles Babbage invents a mechanical calculator.
    1836 Francis Pettit Smith and John Ericcson co-invent the propellor.
    Samuel Colt invented the first revolver.
  • inventions for the 1800's

    1838 Samual Morse invents Morse Code.
    I839 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.
    1840 Englishmen, John Herschel invents the blueprint.
    1841 Samuel Slocum patents the stapler.
    1842 Joseph Dart builds the first grain elevator.
  • inventions for the 1800's

    1867 Christopher Scholes invents the first practical and modern typewriter.
    1868 George Westinghouse invents air brakes.
    Robert Mushet invents tungsten steel.
    J P Knight invents traffic lights.
    1872 J.S. Risdon patents the metal windmill.
    A.M. Ward issues the first mail-order catalog.
    1873 Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire.
    1874 American, C. Goodyear, Jr. invents the shoe welt stitcher.
    1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.
    Nicolaus August Otto invents the first practical four
  • 1800 inventions

    1878 Sir Joseph Wilson Swan was the first person to invent a practical and longer-lasting electic lightbulb.
    1880 The British Perforated Paper Company invents a form of toilet paper.
    Englishmen, John Milne invents the modern seismograph.
    1881 Alexander Graham Bell invents the first crude metal detector.
    David Houston patents the roll film for cameras.
    Edward Leveaux patents the automatic player piano.
    1884 Frenchmen, H. de Chardonnet inve
  • 1800 inventions

    1885 Harim Maxim invents the machine gun.
    Karl Benz invents the first practical automobile to be powered by an internal-combustion engine.
    Gottlieb Daimler invents the first gas-engined motorcycle.
    1886 Josephine Cochrane invents the dishwasher.
    Gottlieb Daimler builds the world's first four-wheeled motor vehicle.
    John Pemberton invents Coca Cola.
    1887 German, Heinrich Hertz invents radar.
    Rowell Hodge patents barbed wire.
    Emile Berliner invents the gramophone.
  • 1800 inventions

    1889 Joshua Pusey invents the matchbook.
    Sir James Dewar and Sir Frederick Abel co-invent Cordite - a type of smokeless gunpowder.
    1891 Jesse W. Reno invents the escalator.
    1892 Rudolf Diesel invents the diesel-fueled internal combustion engine.
    Sir James Dewar invents the Dewar flask or vacuum flask.
    1893 American, W.L. Judson invents the zipper.
    Edward Goodrich Acheson invents carborundum.
    1895 Lumiere Brothers invent a portable motion-picture camera, film processing unit and projector
  • Economy

    the economy was at an all time high because new inventions were making everything faster and transportation was momving product faster so it boosted everyones money
  • Period:
    Feb 6, 1500

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