Untitled timeline


Writing (cuneiform and hieroglyphics)

3500 B.C.

Smelting of iron; development of the Greek alphabet.

1200 B.C.

Construction of the Great Wall of China.

221 B.C.

Water wheels.

100 B.C.

Age of Exploration.

1400 A.D. - 1600 A.D.

Galileo's telescope.

1610 A.D.

Newcomen's steam engine.

1712 A.D.

Benjamin Franklin proves lighting is electricity.

1752 A.D.

Industrial Revolution in Britain.

1760 A.D. - 1840 A.D.

James Watt's steam engine.

1769 A.D.

First textile mill in United States, in Rhode Island.

1822 A.D.

Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone.

1876 A.D.

First Kodak handheld camera.

1888 A.D.

Wright Brother's airplane.

1903 A.D.

Model T Ford built using mass production.

1908 A.D.

Sonar invented.

1915 A.D.

First round-the-world flight; Kleenex tissues.

1924 A.D.

Penicillin invented by Alexander Fleming.

1928 A.D.

Empire State Building in New York City.

1931 A.D.

First color Snapshots.

1942 A.D.