History of Music

Timeline created by garrett crosby
In Music
  • The New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company is founded

    The New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company is founded
    The Telegraph Company was the first to send out multiple telegraphs across the U.S.
  • The First Practical Typewriter

    The First Practical Typewriter
    Christopher Sholes created the first practical typewriter in 1886
  • The First Phonograph

    The First Phonograph
    Thomas Edison was working on two different inventions: the telephone and the telegraph, and made the Phonogragh, which could play back words that were spoken into it
  • Inventing the first microphone

    Inventing the first microphone
    Emile Berliner created the first "loose-contact" treansmitter which increased the vloume of the transmitted voice
  • the first gramophone

    the first gramophone
    Emile Berliner built the first flat record player, or the "gramophone"
  • First Million-seller hit song "After the Ball"

    First Million-seller hit song "After the Ball"
    Charles K. Harris creates "After the Ball" which, after it was published, created a huge buzz throught the world
  • Joseph John Thompson discovers the electron particle

    Joseph John Thompson discovers the electron particle
    J.J. Thompson used cathode tubes to discover the electrons by using electric and magnetic fields which moved paricles side to side which made the tubes bend, and the electrons were making that happen