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  • Jan 1, 1439

    Johannes Gutenberg's Printing Press

    Johannes Gutenberg's Printing Press
    The printing press allowed common people read the bible and other books for first time. It changed the way people thought about religion and authority.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    The Cotton Gin was patented by Eli Whitney. It seperated the cotton seed from the cottom fiber. This allowed farmers to process more cottom cheaply. It changed the ecomomy of the South.
  • Baseball

    Alexander Cartwright wrote the official and codified set of regulated rules of baseball formally known as the Knickerbocker Rules.
  • Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone. The first words were "Mr. Watson -- come here -- I want to see you."
  • Wright Brothers' first flight

    Wright Brothers' first flight
    The first sustained and controlled heavier-than-air powered flight. The flight took place in Kitty Hawk North Carolina
  • Model T Ford

    Model T Ford
    First mass produced Automobile

    Universal automatic computer. First commercial computer. The U.S. Census Bureau was the first customer. It cost over $1 million dollars (equal to $8.3 millon in 2009).