||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
||First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
||The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
||Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
||First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
||The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
||Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
||The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
||The triode vacuum tube is invented
||Electrons are discovered by Thomson
||Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
||The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
||Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
||The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
||Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
||Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
||Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
||Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
||The first television transmission was announced in England
||Big bang theory was introduced
||The first regular television broadcast happens in England
||Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
||The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
||Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
||The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
||The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
||Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
||The ruby laser was created by Maiman
||U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
||The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union