Industrial Revolution Historical Events

Events

Samuel Morse creates the telegraph

1844

Elias Howe invents the sewing machine

1846

The Bessemer Method for processing steel is invented

January 1855

Alfred Nobel creates dynamite.

1866

Louis Pasteur develops vaccines for diseases.

1870

Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.

1876

Thomas Edison uses a light bulb to light a lamp.

1879

The Brooklyn Bridge opens

May 1883

Orville Wright makes the first powered airplane flight

1903

Henry Ford creates the Model T

1908