Important Inventions

 Invention  Inventor  Year  Nationality
 Adding Machine  Wiilhelm Schickard  1623  Germany
 Aeroplane  Orville & Wilbur Wright  1903  U.S.A.
 Bakelite  Leo H. Baekeland  1907  Belgium
 Ball-Point pen  John J. Loud  1888  U.S.A.
 Barometer  Evangelista Torricelli  1644  Italy
 Bicycle  Kirkpatrick Macmillan  1839-40  Britain
 Bifocal Lens  Benjamin Franklin  1780  U.S.A.
 Bunsen Burner  R. Willhelm von Bunsen  1855  Germany
 Car (Petrol)  Karl Benz  1888  Germany
 Celluloid  Alexander Parkes  1861  Britain
 Cement (Portland)  Joseph Aspdin  1824  ,Britain
 Cinema  Nicolas & Jean Lumiere  1895  France
 Clock (Mechanical)  I-Hsing & Liang Ling-Tsan  725  China
 Diesel Engine  Rudolf Diesel  1895  Germany
 Dynamo  Hypolite Pixii  1832  France
 Electric Lamp  Thomas Alva Edison  1879  U.S.A.
 Electric Motor (DC)  Zenobe Gramme  1873  Belgium
 Electric Motor (AC)  Nikola Tesla  1888  U.S.A.
 Electronic Computer  Dr. Alan M. Turing  1943  Britain
 Film (talking)  J. Engl, J. Mussolle & H.Vogt  1922  Germany
 Film (musical sound)  Dr. Lade Forest  1923  U.S.A.
 Fountain Pen  Lewis E. Waterman  1884  U.S.A.
 Glider  Sir George Cayley  1853  Britain
 Gramophone  Thomas Alva Edison  1878  U.S.A.
 Helicopter  Etienne Oehmichen  1924  France
 Jet Engine  Sir Frank Whittle  1937  Britain
 Laser  Charles H. Townes  1960  U.S.A.
 Lift (Mechanical)  Elisha G. Otis  1852  U.S.A.
 Locomotive  Richard Trevithick  1804  Britain
 Loud speaker  Horace Short  1900  Britain
 Microphone  Alexander Graham Bell  1876  U.S.A.
 Microscope  Z. Janssen  1590  Netherlands
 Motor Cycle  G. Daimler  1885  Germany
 Parachute  J.P.F Blanchard  1785  France
 Photography (on film)  John Carbutt  1888  U.S.A.
 Printing Press  Johann Gutenberg  1455  Germany
 Razor (safety)  King C. Gillette  1895  U.S.A.
 Refrigerator  James Harrison & A. Catlin  1850  U.S.A.
 Safety Pin  Walter Hunt  1849  U.S.A.
 Sewing Machine  Barthelemy Thimmonnier  1829  France
 Ship (steam)  J. C. Perier  1775  France
 Ship (turbine)  Hon. Sir C. Parsons  1894  Britain
 Skyscraper  W. Le Baron Jenny  1882  U.S.A.
 Slide Rule  William Oughtred  1621  Britain
 Steam Engine (condenser)  James Watt  1765  Britain
 Steel Production  Henry Bessemer  1855  Britain
 Steel (stainless)  Harry Brearley  1913  Britain
 Submarine  David Bushnell  1776  U.S.A.
 Tank  Sir Ernest Swinton‘  1914  Britain
 Telegraph  M. Lammond  1787  France
 Telegraph Code  Samuel F.B. Morse  1837  U.S.A.
 Telephone (Perfected)  Alexander Graham Bell  1876  U.S.A.
 Telescope  Hans Lippershey  1608  Netherlands
 Television (mechanical)  John Logie Baird  1926  Britain
 Television (electronic)  P.T. Farnsworth  1927  U.S.A.
 Thermometer  Galileo Galilei  1593  Italy
 Transformer  Michael Faraday  1831  Britain
 Transistor  Bardeen, Shockley & Brattain  1948  U.S.A.
 Typewriter  Pellegrine Tarni  1808  Italy
       

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