Charles Babbage, considered the “father of the computer”, begins building the first programmable mechanical computer.
invented by Francis Ronalds
An electrical telegraph was a point-to-point text messaging system, used from…
invented by Elisha Otis
An elevator (North American English) or lift (Commonwealth English) is a…
invented by Abraham Louis Breguet
A watch is a portable timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person. It…
invented by Nicéphore Niépce
Nicéphore Niépce invents Heliography, the first photographic process.
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