Invention Technology History Timeline From 1800 to 1900 Encompassing Inventions Like the Loom, Dry Cell Battery, Telegraph, Internal Combustion Engine, and The Cathode Ray Tube.

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An invention technology history timeline from 1800 to 1900.






Invention Technology History Timeline From 1800 to 1900.

Invention history timeline.

1800 The voltaic cell (Volta's pile) is invented by Alessandro Volta

1801 The first steam-powered pumping station is built near Philadelphia

1801 Discovery of ultraviolet (UV) radiation by Johann Wilhelm Ritter

1801 Joseph Jacquard invented the Jacquard loom

1802 Johann Wilhelm Ritter develops a dry cell battery

1805 Luigi Brugnatelli invents modern electroplating

1808 Humphry Davy demonstrates the first electric carbon arc light

1809 Gas-powered street lighting first appears in London

1815 Humphry Davy invents the safety lamp for use by miners

1816 Three years after building the first textile mill, Francis Lowell builds a power loom

1816 Frenchman Rene Lannec invents the stethoscope

1818 The molecular weights of more than 2000 compounds are published by Berzelius

1818 Savannah is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic

1820 Nicol invented the Nicol prism, a type of polarizer

1821 Seebeck invents the thermocouple

1821 Pierre Berthier discovered that iron-chromium alloys are corrosion resistant

1824 A patent for portland cement is given to Joseph Aspin

1825 Metallic aluminum produced by Hans Orsted

1827 Niepce produced the first photograph

1827 Amici invents the achromatic microscope lens

1827 The phosphorus match is developed by John Walker

1828 Hot blast technique for iron furnaces patented in Scotland

1829 Louis Braille invented embossed typing for the blind reader which bears his name

1830 Joseph Henry builds the first electromagnetic motor; it has little practical use

1830 Silver plating technique developed

1831 Invention of the safety fuse for explosives by William Bickford

1832 Fourneyron produces the first water turbine

1832 60/40 brass invented

1833 The electric telegraph is invented by Gauss

1833 Charles Babbage creates the first designs for his analytical engine

1834 Development of melamine by von Liebig

1835 James Bowman Lindsay develops lighting system for Dundee using light bulbs

1836 The first reliable source of electric current is produced, using copper and zinc. This

1836 Stone, Iron and Bronze Age classifications devised by Christian Thomsen

1836 Samuel Morse demonstrated first device to send signals over wires

1837 Electric motor first used in practical applications; model railroad car

1837 Invention of the telegraph

1838 Samuel Morse makes the first public demonstration of Morse Code

1838 Patent for fusion welding granted

1839 William Robert Grove developed the first fuel cell

1840 Kerosene lamps first used

1840 Lady Augusta Ada Byron Lovelace, wrote the first computer programs

1840 Englishman Charles Babbage invents the first mechanical computer

1840 Patent for telegraph granted in USA

1841 Ordnance Survey Act provided surveyors with legal access rights to all land for

1842 Becquerel photographs the Sun's spectrum

1843 Goodyear and Hancock individually apply for patents for vulcanization of rubber

1843 Wood is used for the first time in paper manufacture

1844 First telegraph key invented

1845 Faraday effect first noted on plane polarized light

1845 The Royal College of Chemistry founded

1846 Synthesis of nitroglycerin by Ascanio Sobrero

1846 The cylinder printing press is invented

1848 Kelvin develops his temperature scale

1849 Brewster builds the first model stereoscope

1850 Seebeck discovers

1850 Robert Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner

1851 Charles Babbage invented the occulting telegraph

1853 First petrol lamp developed

1853 Sir George Cayley builds and flies a glider

1854 Workable but expensive method of producing aluminum was developed

1854 Halladay windmill for pumping water invented

1855 Luigi Palmieri invents the mercury seismometer

1855 Patent granted for production of nitrocellulose

1856 Bessemer process for steel production introduced

1857 William Kelly invents the blast furnace for steel production

1857 The first synthetic dye factory was set up by William Perkin

1858 Warren de la Rue invents a photoheliograph device

1859 Gaston Plante invents a storage lead-acid battery

1859 Plucker invents the cathode ray tube

1860 Internal combustion engine developed by Lenoir

1860 First practical use of arc lighting

1860 Patent for resistance welding granted

1861 First color photograph put together by James Clerk Maxwell

1861 Auguste Mouchout granted patent for motor running on solar power

1863 Joseph Wilbrand invents TNT, trinitrotoluene

1863 French chemist Louis Pasteur invents the pasteurization process

1865 Nobel invents the blasting cap for detonating nitroglycerin

1866 Leclanche Cell invented by eponymous French engineer

1867 Alfred Nobel patents dynamite in the UK

1867 Fluorescent lamp devised and demonstrated by Becquerel

1868 Seimens open hearth process for steel production introduced

1869 Celluloid is first produced from cellulose nitrate and camphor

1871 Gramme introduced the first commercially-significant electric motor

1872 William Thomson invents a wireline sounding machine

1873 Glass fibres that can be woven into cloth made by Jules de Brunfaut

1876 Otto develops the first four-stroke internal combustion engine

1876 Invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell

1877 Thomas Edison invents the phonograph for sound recording and transmission

1877 W.G. Adams and R.E. Day made the first selenium cell

1878 Remington Number 2 typewriter invented

1878 Solar powered steam engine exhibited in Paris

1878 William Adams, British Deputy Registrar for India granted patent for solar engine

1879 Vaccine for cholera discovered

1879 Thomas Edison invents the light bulb

1880 John Milne invented the horizontal pendulum seismograph

1880 William Wheeler develops domestic lighting using light pipes from an arc lamp

1881 American scientist Michelson invents the interferometer

1881 Godalming, Surrey, first public electricity supply, generated via waterwheel

1881 First vaccine for anthrax

1881 First commercial dry cell battery invented by Carl Gassner

1882 First vaccine for rabies

1883 First Solar cells invented by Charles Fritts using selenium wafers

1883 Piezoelectricity discovered by Pierre Curie

1884 Charles Parsons builds a turbine

1884 Hilaire de Chardonnet synthesized the first artificial textile

1884 Daimler produces an internal combustion engine, which runs on petrol

1885 Eastman begins production and marketing of first commercial photographic film

1886 Economically viable method of producing aluminum was developed

1887 Celluloid film for photography produced

1888 Nikola Tesla designs alternating current (AC) power generator

1888 John Dunlop invents the pneumatic tyre

1888 Ballistite, a smokeless powder explosive, invented by Nobel

1888 Kodak develop the first mass-produced photographic camera

1888 Patent for carbon arc welding granted

1889 First direct dial telephone invented by Strowger

1890 First vaccine for tetanus

1890 First vaccine for diphtheria

1891 The invention of rayon

1891 Development of Kinetograph, used to show celluloid film movies

1892 Viscose patented by Cross, Bevan and Beadle

1892 Prototype radio designed by Nikola Tesla

1892 Dewar (vacuum) flask invented by James Dewar

1892 Rudolf Diesel develops the engine named after him

1892 Spectroheliograph invented by George Hale to take pictures of the Sun

1895 Rontgen discovers X-rays

1895 First electric hand drill invented by Fein

1895 Color separation of images

1895 Henry Saint-Rene creates an early type of television using bent glass rods

1895 Lumiere brothers develop cinematographe

1895 First hearing aid devised by Miller Reese Hutchison

1895 Marconi pioneers the wireless telegram

1896 Radioactivity is discovered by Becquerel

1896 First vaccine for typhoid fever

1896 Hydroelectric power generators designed by Tesla became operational

1897 Synthesis of aspirin by Felix Hoffman

1897 First vaccine for plague

1897 Radio message sent by Marconi over 20 mile distance

1897 Rudolf Diesel, a German engineer, builds a compression-ignition engine

1897 First explorers, led by Adrian de Gerlache, winter in Antarctica

1898 Marie and Pierre Curie discover radium and polonium radioactive isotopes

1898 Patent application filed for a bent glass rod to be used as a surgical lamp

1899 The inverted pendulum seismograph was invented by Emil Wiechert

1899 Johan Vaaler invented the paperclip

1899 Waldmar Jungner invents the rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery

1900 Ferdinand von Zeppelin builds the first airship

1900 Three-lens multispectral camera invented by Ives

1900 Nikola Tesla gets US. patent for a 'system of transmitting electrical energy'

1900 Dr. Rudolf Diesel demonstrated an engine which ran on peanut oil

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