Technologies Through Time

Timeline created by Shermy
  • -600 BCE

    The First Currency

    The First Currency
    Lydia's (people) made the first money currency. It was made of silver and gold and stamped with symbols that was crafted by Lydia's. It was called a Lydia trite
  • 1364

    The first gun

    The first gun
    Nobody can find who made the first gun but the gun dated back to when the Ottomans used it as defense. Back then it was just a tube, black powder, and a rock. It was not accurate at all. Now a days weapons can fire over 700 meters and hit the target perfectly.
  • The First Phone

    The First Phone
    Made by Alexander Graham Bell. His first call was to his assistant Thomas Watson. He said "Mr. Watson--come here--I want to see you."
  • The lightbulb

    The lightbulb
    Invented by Thomes Edison. Made to replace dangerous candles and was worked on for many years until Thomas found out how to make it. Now a days our light bulbs shine a white light but back then the light was yellow
  • The First Car

    The First Car
    Invented by Benz. The first stationary gasoline engine developed by Carl Benz was a one-cylinder two-stroke unit. Now a days we have cars that can go over 250MPH
  • The first Projector

    The first Projector
    Made by the Lumière brothers. They also made there first film to go with it in 1894 called Sortie de l'usine Lumière de Lyon. Now a days we have cd players and LED screens.
  • The First Airplane

    The First Airplane
    Wilbur and Orville Wright created the first "plane". I put quotations because it was not really a plane. It was more of a ball of paper and flimsy metal that had a running engine. But now a days we have planes that can go past the speed of sound.
  • The First Helicopter

    The First Helicopter
    Made by Igor Sikorsky. The VS-300 was the first helicopter to take flight in Stratford Connecticut. Igor was Russian but the helicopter was made in the USA so it was made by the United States of America.
  • The First Nuke

    The First Nuke
    Created by the Manhattan Project. The first nuke's name was Trinity. It was a test drop and it succeeded. It was dropped on 5:29a.m.
  • The First Computer

    The First Computer
    Made by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania. They created the brand known as ENIAC. The computer took over 1,800 square feet weighing almost 50 tons.