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Famous Inventors

Inventors and Inventions

X-Rays Wilhelm C. Roentgen in 1895
Sandwich John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich in 1762
Coca-Cola Dr. John Pemberton in 1886.
Blue Jeans Levi Strauss in 1853
Jethro Tull Seed drill that enabled farmers to plant seeds in orderly rows.
John Kay Improved the weaving loom w/ flying shuttle.
James Hargreaves made threading faster, with his invention the spinning jenny.
Richard Arkwright water frame (water power).
Samuel Crompton Used a spinning mule to produce stronger thread.
Edmund Cartwright Invented the power loom
Fredrick Taylor He invented the idea a division of labor.
Eli Whitney Cotton Gin
James Watt Invented an efficient steam engine.
Henry Bessemer Produced steel from iron steel = more durable metal.
Robert Fulton Invented a steamboat.
Samuel Morse Invented the telegraph (Morse Code)
Guglielmo Marconi His wireless telegraph became today’s radio.
Alexander Graham Bell Invented the telephone
Thomas Edison Invented the light bulb
Ferdinand Von Zeppelin Created a balloon like devise that carried passengers
Wilber and Orville Wright First successful flight 1903
Henry Ford Assembly line
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