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Invention of Printing Press by Johannes Gutenberg

1450

Discovery of Americas

1492

Catholic Reformation

1545 - 1648

Galileo convicted of heresy

1633

Joseph Priestley discover Oxygen, Carbon Monoxide, and Nitrogen Monoxide

1774

Declaration of Independance

July 4, 1776

Antoine Lavoisier publishes the Law of Conservation of Mass

1789

Alessandro Volta invents the battery

1800

John Dalton Publishes his Atomic Theory

1802

This was the first time atoms were understood, and began the field of chemistry.

Michael Faraday discovers Electromagnatism

1831

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Louis Pasteur invents Pasteurization

1862

Alfred Nobel invents Dynamite

1867

First US Transcontinental Railroad

March 10, 1869

While studying cathode rays, Eugen Goldstein discovers the proton

1886

Guglielmo Marconi invents the first working radio

1895

Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity

1896

JJ Thompson discovers Electron

1897

Ernest Rutherford discovers Half-Life, and Alpha and Beta Particles

1899

This provided a large foundation of current day nuclear chemistry.

Max Planck invents Quantum Theory

1900

Marie Curie works with and coins the term "radioactivity"

1903

This proved instrumental to our understanding of radioactivity, although Curie later died from radioactive poisoning.

Albert Einstein discovers tha light travels in Photons

1905

This provided the basis for Quantum Chemistry

Robert Millikan discovers Charge of Electron

1910

While J.J. Thompson had already found the charge to mass ratio of an electron, Millikan discovered the actual mass number.

Neils Bohr provides first model of Atomic Structure

1913

Henry Moseley creates the Atomic Number

1913

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

June 28, 1914

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

Sir Frederick Banting creates insulin

1922

Werner Heisenberg publishes his theory of Quantum Mechanics at the age of 25

1925

Louis deBroglie publishes Electron Wave Theory

1926

Erwin Schrödinger published the Schrödinger Equation, revolutionizing chemistry

1926

Philo Farnsworth invents the first electric television

1927

James Chadwick Discovers Neutron

1932

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Leo Szilard creates a nuclear chain reaction

1942

First Cellular Phone

April 3, 1973

Kary Mullis produces a polymerase chain reaction

1983

First concept of World Wide Web

December 1990