History of Communication By mikayla.mack Period: Aug 23, 1800 to Aug 23, 2010 HIstory of Communication Aug 30, 1814 First Successful Photographed Image Joseph Nicephore Niepce created the first photographed image,This invention is now one of the most popular ways to communicate. Aug 23, 1821 The first microphone Charles Wheatstone created the first voice amplifying syestem (better known as the microphone) Aug 23, 1831 Telegraph John Henry invented the first Telegraph...This invention is important because at the time it was a better and easier way to communicate. Aug 23, 1835 Morse Code Samuel Morse invented Morse Code. Sep 9, 1861 Kinematoscope Coleman Sellers invents the Kinematoscope - a machine that flashed a series of still photographs onto a screen. Sep 9, 1867 Typewriter Sholes the first successful and modern typewriter. Sep 9, 1876 Mimeograph Thomas Edison patents the mimeograph - an office copying machine. Sep 9, 1876 Telephone Alexander Graham Bell patents the electric telephone. Sep 9, 1876 Library Books Melvyl Dewey writes the Dewey Decimal System for ordering library book Sep 9, 1877 Phonograph Thomas Edison patents the phonograph - with a wax cylinder as recording medium.