2nd Industrial Revolution Inventions Timeline By HFXALBRIG2 Nov 6, 1866 Dynamite Alfred Nobel invents dynamite. Nov 6, 1868 Traffic Lights J.P. Knight invents traffic lights. Nov 13, 1869 Motorcycle Sylvester Roper invents the motorcycle. Nov 6, 1873 Barbed Wire Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire Nov 6, 1876 Telephone Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone. Nov 13, 1879 Light Bulb Thomas Edison invents the ligthbulb. Uses electricity. Nov 13, 1882 Christmas Lights Edward Johnson invents christmas lighs. Uses electricity Nov 7, 1884 Steam Turbine Charles Parson patents the first steam turbine. Nov 7, 1885 Maxim Machine gun Hiram Maxim inevents the first machine gun. Nov 13, 1891 Swiss Army Knife Carl Elsene invents the Swiss Army Knife. Nov 13, 1900 Hershey Bar Milton Hershey invents the Hershey Bar. Nov 13, 1901 Electrostatic Motor Elihu Thomson invents the electrostatic motor. Uses electricity. Nov 13, 1902 Air Conditioner Willis Haviland Carrier invents the air conditioner. Uses electric. Nov 13, 1902 Flashlight Conrad Hubert invents the flashlight. Uses electric. Nov 13, 1903 Airplane Wright Brothers invent the first succesful airplane. Nov 13, 1911 Colt .45 M-1911 Samuel Colt invents the M-1911 .45 caliber pistol Nov 13, 1913 Zipper Gideon Sundback invents the zipper. Nov 13, 1919 Toaster Charles Strite invents the toaster.