Timeline of inventions 1850-1950

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  • Invention of the dishwasher

    Invention of the dishwasher
    Joel Houghton was granted the first patent for a dishwasher.
  • Isaac Singer invents a sewing machine.

    Isaac Singer invents a sewing machine.
  • Jean Bernard Léon Foucault invents gyroscope.

    Jean Bernard Léon Foucault invents gyroscope.
  • George Cayley invents a manned glider

    George Cayley invents a manned glider
  • Richard Gatling patents the machine gun.

    Richard Gatling patents the machine gun.
  • Alfred Nobel invents dynamite.

    Alfred Nobel invents dynamite.
  • J P Knight invents traffic lights.

    J P Knight invents traffic lights.
  • J.S. Risdon patents the metal windmill.

    J.S. Risdon patents the metal windmill.
  • Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire.

    Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire.
  • Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.

    Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.
  • The British Perforated Paper Company invents a form of toilet paper.

    The British Perforated Paper Company invents a form of toilet paper.
  • James Ritty invents the first working, mechanical cash register.

    James Ritty invents the first working, mechanical cash register.
  • Marvin Stone patents the spiral winding process to manufacture the first paper drinking straws.

    Marvin Stone patents the spiral winding process to manufacture the first paper drinking straws.
  • American, W.L. Judson invents the zipper.

    American, W.L. Judson invents the zipper.
  • Edwin Prescott patents the roller coaster.

    Edwin Prescott patents the roller coaster.
  • Charles Seeberger redesigned Jesse Reno's escalator and invented the modern escalator.

    Charles Seeberger redesigned Jesse Reno's escalator and invented the modern escalator.
  • Hubert Booth invents a compact and modern vacuum cleaner.

    Hubert Booth invents a compact and modern vacuum cleaner.
  • Benjamin Holt invents a tractor.

    Benjamin Holt invents a tractor.
  • Color photography invented by Auguste and Louis Lumiere.

    Color photography invented by Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
  • The first tank patented by Australian inventor De La Mole

    The first tank patented by Australian inventor De La Mole
  • Mary Phelps Jacob invents the bra.

    Mary Phelps Jacob invents the bra.
  • Stainless steel invented by Henry Brearly

    Stainless steel invented by Henry Brearly
  • The pop-up toaster invented by Charles Strite.

    The pop-up toaster invented by Charles Strite.
  • Artificial life begins -- the first robot built.

    Artificial life begins -- the first robot built.
  • The dynamic loudspeaker invented by Rice and Kellogg

    The dynamic loudspeaker invented by Rice and Kellogg
  • Polaroid photography invented by Edwin Herbert Land.

    Polaroid photography invented by Edwin Herbert Land.
  • Peter Goldmark invents modern color television system

    Peter Goldmark invents modern color television system
  • Robert Hope-Jones invented the Wurlitzer jukebox.

    Robert Hope-Jones invented the Wurlitzer jukebox.
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