American Inventions That Changed A Nation

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Over the decades America has come far in technology advancements and inventions. With so many impressive American Inventionsinventions already to date, America has definitely made their mark in the world. Here is some insight into American Inventions which are now used in everyday life today.

American Inventions 1801-1994

  • 1801 – James Finley invented the modern Suspension Bridge
  • 1853 – George Crum invented potato chips
  • 1856 – Gail Borden invented condensed milk
  • 1879 – Thomas Alva Edison invented the electric light bulb
  • 1885 – George Eastman invented the photographic film
  • 1887 – Emile Berliner invented the disc record
  • 1887 – Thomas Alva Edison invented the phonograph
  • 1861 – Richard Gatling invented the machine gun
  • 1885 – William Le Baron Jenney invented the skyscraper
  • 1897 – William Morrison and John C Wharton invented cotton candy
  • 1894 – William C Hooker invented the mousetrap
  • 1903 – Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the airplane
  • 1905 – Frank Epperson invented the ice pop
  • 1912 – Lester Wire invented the electric traffic light
  • 1926 – Robert H Goddard invented liquid fuel rocket
  • 1929 – Sam Foster created sunglasses
  • 1929 – Clarence Birdseye created frozen food
  • 1930 – Ruth Wakefield made chocolate chip cookies
  • 1937 – Edwin Land created polarized sun glasses
  • 1937 – George Stibitz invented the modern day digital computer
  • 1938 – Wallace H Carothers invented nylon
  • 1939 – General Motors invented the fully automatic transmission for automobiles and was introduced by Oldsmobile and Cadillac.
  • 1945 – Percy Spencer created the microwave
  • 1945 – J. Robert Oppenheimer invented the nuclear bomb
  • 1950 – Frank X McNamara and Ralph Schneider created the credit card
  • 1950- Marion Donovan invented the disposable diaper
  • 1954 – Hyman Rickover invented the nuclear submarine
  • 1956 – Ernest G Rice invented the Pantyhose
  • 1958 – Jack Kilby invented the integrated circuit
  • 1960 – Forrest Parry invented the magnetic stripe card
  • 1960 – Theodore H Maiman invented the first laser
  • 1962 – Nick Holonyak Jr invented LED lighting
  • 1965 – Jack Russel invented the compact disk
  • 1965 – Stephanie Kwolek invented Kevlar
  • 1968 – Tom Kelly made the lunar module
  • 1969 – Gary Keith created the laser printer
  • 1970 – Robert Maurer, peter Schultz, and Donald Keck invented the fiber optic cable
  • 1971 – John Blankenbaker invented the personal computer
  • 1971 – Ray Tomlinson sent the first email using Arpanet
  • 1973 – Dr Martin Cooper and his team developed the first mobile
  • 1981 – George Mueller created the first space shuttle
  • 1982 – The internet Protocol Suite was founded by the US National Science Foundation.
  • 1994 – The USA air force created the GPS

 

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