Great Scientists.

  • Thomas Edison Is Born.

    Thomas Edison Is Born.
    Thomas Edison is born in Milan, Ohio on Feburary 11, 1847.
  • Marie Curie Is Born

    Marie Curie is born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867.
  • Guglielmo Marconi Is Born.

    Guglielmo Marconi Is Born.
    Gugliwlmo Marconi is born in Bologna, Italy on April, 25 1874.
  • First Telephone Call

    First Telephone Call
    In 1876 the first telephone was designed by Alexandar Graham Ball and in March 10, 1876 the first phone call was made from Bell to his assistant Watson.
  • Albert Einstein is born.

    Albert Einstein is born.
    Albert Einstein is born in Ulm, Germany on March, 14 1879. His theories of relativity, the atomic theory of matter, the unified feild of theory, and his interpretation of the photoelectri effect created new branches of physics.
  • Edison patents the lightblub.

    Edison patents the lightblub.
    On December 17, 1880 Thomas Edison patented the first commerically practical lightbulb and founded the Edison Illuminating Company. The company established the first investor-owned electric utility in 1882 on Pearl Street Station, New York City.
  • Crossing the Bristol Channel.

    On July 6, 1898 Guglielmo Marconi succesfully demonstrated his system of wireless telegraphy by transmitting across the Bristol Channel from France to England.
  • Marie Curie discovers Radium.

    Marie Curie discovers Radium.
    Marie Curie and her husband Pierre Curie preformed pioneering research that vastly expanded the world's knowledge on radioactivity, and on December 21, 1898 she and her husband discovered the element Radium.
  • Jonas Salk Is Born.

    Jonas Salk Is Born.
    Jonas Salk is born in East Harlem, New York on October 28, 1914.
  • Thomas Edison Dies.

    Thomas Edison Dies.
    Thomas Edison dies in Llewellyn Park, New Jersery on October 18, 1931. He was considered one of the most influential figures of the 20th century and is more than responsibile than anyone else for creating the modern world we know today.
  • Marie Curie Dies

    Marie Curie dies in Genera, Switzerland on July 4, 1934.
  • Guglielmo Marconi Dies.

    Guglielmo Marconi Dies.
    Guglielmo Marconi dies in Rome, Italy on July 20, 1937. Marconi gained international fame for his advancements in wireless telegraphy or radios. His inventions made today's broadcast radio possible, and layd the foundation for the development of radar and the first air defense radar network.
  • Atomic Bomb.

    Atomic Bomb.
    On August 2, 1939 The Einstein–Szilárd letter was sent to President Franklin D. Roosevelt stating that the United States should begin it's own research because of the potentially vast destructive power of atomic bombs. Einstein was among a number of concerned scientists who initially feared Nazi Germany would develop the weapon first. Einstein's formula; E= mc2 formed the basis for the development of nuclear energy and the Atomic Bomb.
  • Polio Vaccine.

    Polio Vaccine.
    In 1952, Jonas Salk created and began testing the first Polio Vaccine on over 1 million school children. In 1955 he annouced publicly that he had sucessfully created the first ever safe and effective Polio Vaccine. Salk was said to have almost competely ended the Polio epidemic of the 1940 and 50's.
  • Albert Einstein Dies.

    Albert Einstein passes away in Princeton, New Jersey n April 18,1955.
  • Jonas Salk Dies.

    Jonas Salk Dies.
    Jonas Salk dies in La Jolla California, on June 23, 1995.