1800-2013 History of Inventions

Communication and Technology Transportation Health and Medicine Industry and Science

Communication and Technology


Alessandro Vola invented the first battery in Como, Italy.

Health and Medicine


Renee Laennec invents the first stethoscope in France.


Steam Boat

Henry Bull invented the first boat powered by steam in Scotland.

Industry and Science

Sewing Machine

Elias Howe an American inventor patented an improved sewing machine in the year 1846.