Industrial Revolution

Events

Spinning Jenny

1764

Invented by James Hargreaves

Turtle Submarine

1775

Invented by David Bushnell

Steam Engine Improvement

1781

Improved by James Watt

Power Loom

1784

Power loom designed by Edward Cartwright

Power Loom Made

1785

Invented by Edward Cartwright. Mechanized by a line shift.

First Steamship

1787

First steamship

The Sydney Outbreak

1789

A natural outbreak of small pox, killed 90% of Aborigines of Australia. 1/2 to 3/4 of people died.

Charles Darwin Inspired

1790 - 1820

Charles Darwin inspired by his grandfather who proposed the theory of evolution.

Semaphor

1790

A code that uses shapes and letters.

James Watt Opens Steam Engine Factory

1795

Steam engine factory is opened.

Modern Vaccination

1796

Edward Jenner improved the variolation process to create the modern vaccination.

First Lighbulb

1800

Humphrey Davry invents the first lightbulb.

Shrapnel Shells

1803

Henry Shrapnel invents the shrapnel shell

First Steam Train: "The Puffing Devil"

1804

First steam train invented.

First Combustion Powered Car

1807

First car powered by an internal combustion engine was built.

First Steamship High-Pressure Engine: "Clermont"

1807

First steamship high-pressure engine: "Clermont"

Report on the subject of public roads

1808

Government sponsored report on the subject of public roads.

First Successful Steam Train

1814

First successful steam train.

Construction of "National Road Begand in Maryland"

1815

Construction of "National Road Begand in Maryland"

Erie Canal Built

1817

Erie Canal is built.

First Steamship Across the Atlantic: "SS Savannah"

1819

First steamship to cross the Atlantic ocean: "SS Savannah"

First Public Railway

1825

First public railway.

Rocket Steam Engine Breaks Speed Record

1829

Rocket steam engine breaks the world speed record.

First Public American Railway

1830

First public American railway.

Telegraph System

1830

British team of Cooke and Wheatstone developed a telegraph system with S needles (magnetic)

Charles Darwin went on HMS Beagle

1831 - 1836

Charles Darwin went on the HMS Beagle to travel around the world and study animals

Revolver

1836

Revolver invented by Samuel Colt

Charles Darwin Thinks of Writing Book About Theory of Evolution

1836 - 1889

Charles Darwin thinks of writing a book about the theory of evolution, but he didn't.

Morse Code

1836

Samuel Morse invents the Morse Code
...---...
S O S

Morse & Vail Get Funding to Test Telegraph

1843

Morse and Vail received funding from the US to set up their telegraph between Washington D.C and Baltimore, Maryland.

Theory of Mass Producing Steel

1847

William Kelly first theorized the method to mass produce steel.

Illinois and Michigan Canal Connects Mississippi to Mexico's Golf

1848

The Illinois and Michigan canal connects Mississippi to Mexico's Golf.

Successfully Mass Produces Steel

1856

Henry Bessemer develops the same theory and unlike Kelly, he successfully makes it into business.

More Durability to Steel

1857

Robert Coster Mushet makes an alloy of carbon, iron, and magnese, which gives more durability to steel.

Charles Darwin Wrote and Released Book About Theory of Evolution

1859

Charles Darwin wrote and released the book about the theory of evolution, called "The Origin of Species"

First Incandescent Lightbulb

1860

Joseph Swan makes first incandescent lighbulb.

Gatling Gun

1861

Gatling gun invented by Richard Gatling

Ironclad Warship

1862

Ironclad warship invented by John Ericcson.

First Steel Railway Laid

1868

The first steel railway is laid in Cleveland by Isaac N. Pemod.

First Steel Railway Laid

1868

The first steel railway is laid in Cleveland by Isaac N. Pemod.

Samuel Morse Death

1872

Samuel Morse dies in New York.

Thomas Edison Invents Lightbulb

1879

Thomas Edison invents the lightbulb

Charles Darwin Death

1882

Charles Darwin died of angina pectoris, a heart disease.

Public Electricty

1883

Public electricity

First Skyscraper Built

1884

The first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building, is built with a revolutionary steel frame.

First Petrol Powered Car

1886

First petrol powered car was built.

First Car Race

1895

First car race was held in November 28 1895.

Karl Benz Death

1929

Karl Benz died in 1929 April 4.

Bifurcated Needle

1965

Bifurcated needle for smallpox vaccinations was introduced.

GSEP by WHO

1967

The GSEP had 44 countries report 217,218 cases of smallpox to be taken care of.