Timeline created by alexremington
  • Mar 28, 1000

    Invention of The Wheel

    Invention of The Wheel
    3500 BC is the year when the wheel was invented, which is more of a ballpark than an exact year. The place is Mesopotamia, the area now occupied by war-ravaged Iraq. The first wheel for transportation purposes is approximated to 3200 BC, its purpose being to move the Mesopotamian chariots.
  • The Phonograph

    The Phonograph
    the first phonograph was invented by Thomas Edison. The phonograph was the first method of recording and playing back sound.
  • First electromechanical television system

    In 1884 Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, a 23-year-old university student in Germany,[4] patented the first electromechanical television system which employed a scanning disk, a spinning disk with a series of holes spiraling toward the center, for rasterization.
  • The first electronic hearing aid

    The first electronic hearing aid
    The first electric hearing aid, called the Akouphone, was created by Miller Reese Hutchison in 1898. It used a carbon transmitter, so that the hearing aid could be portable.
  • first plane

    first plane
    The 1903 Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard. It flew forward without losing speed and landed at a point as high as that from which it started.
  • First programmable computer the "Z1"

    First programmable computer the "Z1"
    The Z1, originally created by Germany's Konrad Zuse in his parents living room in 1936 to 1938 is considered to be the first electro-mechanical binary programmable (modern) computer and really the first functional computer.
  • Mobile telephone service

    Mobile telephone service
    In the United States, engineers from Bell Labs began work on a system to allow mobile users to place and receive telephone calls from automobiles, leading to the inauguration of mobile service on 17 June 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • The beginning of internet

    The Internet, then known as ARPANET, was brought online in 1969 under a contract let by the renamed Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA)
  • The Magnavox Odyssey

    The Magnavox Odyssey
    Magnavox released the first home video game console which could be connected to a TV set—the Magnavox Odyssey, invented by Ralph H. Baer.
  • Compact discs

    Compact discs
    CDs were introduced in 1982 in Japan. The first CD released was Billy Joel's "52nd Street". One year later, in 1983, CDs were released in the USA.