Major Technological Advancements:
1837-Morse Code and Telegraph invented by Samuel F.B Morse, extremely important to the progression of communication technology.
1846- Sewing Machine by Elias Howe
1850- Oil refining first used, which is where crude oil is processed into gasoline, diesel, oil and more.
1858- Sewage system invented in London by Joseph Bazalgette. Extremely important, cleaned up the street of London and revolutionized waste management.
1859- Gas engine invented by Etienne Lenoir
1861- Machine/Gatling Gun invented by Richard J Gatling.
1876- Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone.
1877- Thomas Edison invents phonograph and microphone.
1879- Thomas Edison invents incandescent lamp.
1896- Wireless telegraph invented by Marconi.
Major Scientific Discoveries:
1854- Cholera was discovered by John Snow to have been spread through water, not air, leading to improvements in housing and sewage systems.
1862- Pasteurization invented by Louis Pasteur.
1882- Tuberculosis was found by Robert Koch.
1896- Cause of malaria found by Ronald Ross
1896- X-Ray was invented, now used worldwide and integral to the medical field.