10 Important Inventions

  • 500

    BC, The Abacus

    The abacus formed the basics of mathematics and was invented in 500 BC.
  • Invention of Anesthesia

    Dr. G. Morton and John Collins Warren completed the first successful anesthesic sugery.
  • Invention of the Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invented the first practical telephone
  • Invention of the Light Bulb

    Thomas Edison files a patent for the first light bulb.
  • Invention of the Automobile

    Karl Bens patented the first true automobile in 1886.
  • Invention of the Airplane

    The Wright Brothers invented the first successful airplane.
  • Invention of the Television

    Vladimir Kozma Zworykin patented the first television, an electron scanning tube, in 1923.
  • Invention of Penicillin

    Penicillin, the first true antibiotic, was invented by Alexander Fleming in September of 1928
  • First programmable computer

    The Z1 was the first functional computer. It was invented by Konrad Zuse. I couldn't find when it was made in 1936
  • Invention of the Internet

    On January 1, 1983, TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, invented by Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn, became the exclusive communication protocol for ARPANET.