62.5 YEAR RECIPRICATING INVENTION Timeline, for the Printing Press, the Americas, electricity, mail, telephone, light bulb...
The Printing Press is invented:
1440 - Gutenberg developes the moveable type printing press.
1440 + 62.5 = 1502.5
Discovery of the Americas, A ROUND WORLD IS INVENTED:
January 1, 1502 Portuguese navigators discover Rio de Janeiro
May 9, 1502 Columbus left Spain on his 4th & final trip to New World
May 21, 1502 Portuguese Admiral Da Nova discovers St Helena
September 18, 1502 Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his 4th & last voyage
1502.5 + 62.5 = 1565
First city established in the new world:
1565 PEDRO MENENDEZ DE AVILES established ST. AUGUSTINE, first city in the Americas.
1565 + 62.5 = 1627.5
Registered Mail is invented:
1627, France introduces registered mail
1627, January 31, Spanish government goes bankrupt
1627.5 + 62.5 = 1690
John Lock publishes most important works:
1689/90 Locke's Two Treatises of Government published. They were probably first drafted in 1679/1680. The Two Treatises has 1690 on its cover, but it and his Letter on Toleration were both in print by the autumn of 1689. Both were published anonymously.
1690 Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding published. This work he signed.
1690 + 62.5 = 1752.5
Ben Franklin discovers electricity:
1752 June 15 Benjamin Franklin performed his kite experiment, in which he observed the electrical nature of lightning.
1752.5 + 62.5 = 1815
First locomotive engine:
1814, 25th July, - Stephenson invented the steam locomotive engine, the patent dated February 28, 1815.
1814 Joseph Nicéphore Niépce was the first person to take a photograph. He took the picture by setting up a machine called the camera obscura in the window of his home in France. It took eight hours for the camera to take the picture._
1815, July 9, 1st natural gas well in US is discovered
1815 War of 1812 ends.
1815 Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo.
1815 + 62.5 = 1877.5
1876 Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
1877 The first commercial telephone is introduced and the first telephone line is installed between Charlie William's electrical shop on Court Street, Boston and his home about three miles away.
Light Bulb is invented:
1878 Sir Joseph Wilson Swan (1828-1914), an English physicist, was the first person to invent a practical and longer-lasting electic lightbulb (13.5 hours).
Broadcast media goes public:
1940: U.S. gets first regular TV station, WNBT, New York; estimated 10,000 viewers.
1940: Bugs Bunny cartoons.
1940: Regular FM radio broadcasting begins in a small way.
1941: FCC sets U.S. TV standards.
1941: Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.
1940 + 62.5 = 2002.5
2001 9/11 World Trade Center Bombing.
FIRST Fuel Cell perfected for domestic use:
2003 Ballard Power Supplies ships the AirGen fuel cell generator is the world's first portable fuel cell generator for indoor operation.