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Mechanical Inventions

No. Year Invention  Inventor Country
01 1285 Spectacles (Curved glass) Salvino Armado Italy
02 1450 Printing Press Caxton Germany
03 1500 Watch (Main Spring) Peter Henlein Germany
04 1590 Microscope Z.Jansen Netherlands
05 1609 Telescope Galiles Italy
06 1643 Barometer E.Torricelli Italy
07 1650 Air Pump Von Guerick Germany
08 1656 Clock,Pendulum G.Huygens Netherlands
09 1700 Blast furnace Abraham,Darby United Kingdom
10 1714 Thermometer,Mercuric G.D.Fahrenheit Germany
11 1765 Steam Engine James Watt Scotland
12 1767 Spinning Jenny J.Hargreaves England
13 1780 Watch (Self winding) Lewis Recordon England
14 1783 Baloon Montgolfier Bros. France
15 1785 Parachute F.Blanchard France
16 1793 Cotton Gin Eli Whitney U.S.A.
17 1794 Ball-Bearing Vanghan Britain
18 1801 Locomotive,Steam R.Trevithick England
19 1803 Steamboat Robert Fulton U.S.A.
20 1816 Safety Lamp Sir H.Davy England
21 1819 Stethoscope Laennec France
22 1825 Railroad (Steam) G.Stephenson England
23 1825 Electro-Magnet W.Sturgeon England
24 1826 Camera (Photographic) Joseph Nippce France
25 1827 Match Friction John Walker England
26 1831 Electric Generator Michael Faraday England
27 1832 Telegraph Samuel Morse U.S.A.
28 1834 Refrigeration,Mechanical Parkins U.S.A.
29 1834 Reaper C.McCormick U.S.A.
30 1835 Revolver Colt U.S.A.
31 1837 Photography,Black & White Louis Daguerre France
32 1837 Kalidoscope David Brewster England
33 1839 Rubber,Vulcanized G.Goodyear U.S.A.
34 1842 Bicycle Macmillan Scotland
35 1845 Cinemascope Aspdin England
36 1849 Safety Pin Walter Hunt U.S.A.
37 1852 Gyroscope L.Foucalt France
38 1855 Stove (gas) Robert Bunsen Germany
39 1856 Converter Sir H.Bessemer England
40 1857 Elevator,Passenger E.G.Otis U.S.A.
41 1859 Spectroscope Bunsen Germany
42 1860 Dynamo Picinotti Italy
43 1861 Machine Gun R.J.Gatting U.S.A.
44 1866 Torpedo Whitehead England
45 1866 Dynamite Alfred Nobel Sweden
46 1866 Sewing Machine Elias Howe U.S.A.
47 1868 Typewriter C.Sholes U.S.A.
48 1868 Air-Brake for railroads G.Westinghouse U.S.A.
49 1869 Plastic (Celluloid) John W.Hyatt U.S.A.
50 1870 Celluloid John W.Hyatt U.S.A.
51 1876 Telephone A.Graham Bell U.S.A.
52 1876 Gas Engine Nikolaus Otto Germany
53 1876 Cash Register James Ritty U.S.A.
54 1877 Phonograph T.A. Edison U.S.A.
55 1877 Microphone Berliner U.S.A.
56 1879 Incandescent Lamp T.A. Edison U.S.A.
57 1879 Electric Lamp T.A. Edison U.S.A.
58 1879 Curburretor G.Daimler Germany
59 1883 Rayon Swan england
60 1884 Fountain Pen L.E.Waterman U.S.A.
61 1885 Motor Cycle G.Daimler Germany
62 1885 Automobile Karl Benz Germany
63 1885 Linotype O.Mergenthaler U.S.A.
64 1885 Internal Combustion Engine G.Daimler Germany
65 1885 Adding Machine Burroughs U.S.A.
66 1886 Electric Fan Schuyler S.Wheeler U.S.A.
67 1887 Gramophone Berliner U.S.A.
68 1888 Pneumatic Tyre Dunlop North ireland
69 1888 Kodak George Eastman U.S.A.
70 1891 Zipper W.L.Judson U.S.A.
71 1891 Photography,Colour Lippman France
72 1892 Thermos Flask J.Dewar England
73 1892 Electric Motor A.C. Nicola Tesla U.S.A.
74 1893 Projector T.A.Edison U.S.A.
75 1893 Coke oven Hoffman Austria
76 1893 Addressograph J.S.Duncan U.S.A.
77 1895 Slot Machine Charles Fey U.S.A.
78 1895 Radio G.Marconi Italy
79 1895 X-ray Machine W.K.Roentgen Germany
80 1895 Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel Germany
81 1900 Tractor Caterpillar B.Holt U.S.A.
82 1903 Aeroplane Wright Brothers U.S.A.
83 1905 Gyro Compass E.A.Sperry U.S.A.
84 1907 Vacuum Tube Lee de Forest U.S.A.
85 1907 Bakelite L.H.Backeland U.S.A.
86 1911 Hydroplane Glen Curtiss U.S.A.
87 1911 Airconditioning W.H.Carrier U.S.A.
88 1913 Stainless Steel Harry Brearley England
89 1914 Tank,Military E.Swinton England
90 1918 Rifle,automatic John M.Browning U.S.A.
91 1919 Motor Scooter Greville Bradshaw England
92 1923 Iconoscope Zworykin U.S.A.
93 1924 Loudspeaker Pin-Kellog U.S.A.
94 1925 Quick Freezing of Food Birdseye U.S.A.
95 1926 Television John L.Baird Scotland
96 1929 Rocket,Liquid Fuel R.H.Goddard U.S.A.
97 1895 Safety Razor Gillette U.S.A.
98 1930 Jet Propulsion Sir Frank Whittle England
99 1930 Ball Point Pen Hoze Ladislao Biro Argentina
100 1930 Computer (Analog) Vennevar Bush U.S.A.
101 1931 Cyclotron E.O.Lawrence U.S.A.
102 1931 Cement,Portland Henri Chretien France
103 1944 Computer (Digital) Howard Aiken U.S.A.
104 1947 Transistor Bardeen, Shockley, Brattain U.S.A.
105 1960 Laser T.H.Mainman U.S.A.
106 - Seismograph Robert Mallet -
107 - Hovercraft Cockrell -
108 - Submarine Bushnell -
109 - Radar R.W.Watt Britain
110 - Teleprinter Bandot and Halseke -
111 - Helicopter Brequet -
112 - Crescograph J.C.Bose India

 



 

 

 

 
 
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