The Industrial Revolution
Richard Arkwright invents the waterframe.
Robert Fulton creates the first commercially successful steamboat.
Nicephore Niepce takes the world's first photograph.
The first sewing machine is invented by Elias Howe.
Orville Wright flies the world's first airplane.
Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steam boat, is born.
November 14, 1765
Eli Whitney, the inventor of the cotton gin, is born.
December 8, 1765
Richard Hoe, the inventor of the double-sided printing press, is born.
September 12, 1812
Wilbur Wright, one of the inventors of the airplane, is born.
April 16, 1867
Orville Wright, the other inventor of the airplane, is born
August 19, 1871