What important inventions were made in the 1700s?

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1701 Jethro Tull invents the seed drill.
1712 Thomas Newcomen patents the atmospheric steam engine.
1717 Edmond Halley invents the diving bell.
1722 French C. Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher.
1724 Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the first mercury thermometer.

What was invented between 1800 and 1900?

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1800 Frenchmen, J.M. Jacquard invents the Jacquard Loom. Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery
1809 Humphry Davy invents the first electric light – the first arc lamp.
1810 German, Frederick Koenig invents an improved printing press. Peter Durand invents the tin can.

What was discovered in the 1700s?

In addition to gases, many new elements were also isolated during this time period, many of them by Swedish scientists. Georg Brandt (1694-1768) discovered cobalt, Johann Gahn (1745-1818) discovered manganese, Peter Hjelm (1746-1813) discovered molybdenum, and Baron Axel Cronstedt (1722-1765) discovered nickel.

What invention was made in 1770?

He obtained a patent for the spinning jenny in 1770. The water frame. So called because it was powered by a waterwheel, the water frame, patented in 1769 by Richard Arkwright, was the first fully automatic and continuously operating spinning machine.

What was invented in the 17th century?

In the 17th century technology advanced rapidly. In 1608 Hans Lippershey invented the telescope, which had a profound impact on astronomy. In 1642 Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) invented the adding machine. Then in 1643 Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647) invented the barometer.

What was invented in 1790?

1790: Thomas Saint invents the sewing machine. 1792: Claude Chappe invents the modern semaphore telegraph. 1793: Eli Whitney invents the modern cotton gin.

What are the best and the most useful inventions in the 20th and 21st centuries?

I will start with the top ten of the 20th century and then the top ten of the current century.

  • Radio. Not many people can appreciate the impact the advent of radio had on 20th century.
  • Internet. ► Inventions.
  • Television.
  • Antibiotics.
  • The Submarine.
  • Rocketry.
  • Automobile.
  • Airplane.