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Who Invented the Phonograph?

Who Invented the Phonog...

The history of the phonograph shows that Thomas Edison filed for the patent in December 1877. But he actually started developing it a few months earlier. The Origin of the Phonograph Edison was actually working on his telegraph. His objective was to make the telegraph send messages again...
Who Invented the Chicken Nugget?

Who Invented the Chicke...

Many people love to eat chicken nugget because it is tasty, flavor-rich and delicious. This dish is basically made up of pre-cooked chicken that is minced, battered and breaded. It can be cooked in different ways including deep-fried. However, many love it baked because it is a much...
Who Invented Halloween?

Who Invented Halloween?

The history of Halloween in the US began in 1846 courtesy of Irish immigrants. However the actual roots of the festival go back to the ancient Celts of Europe. The Origin of Halloween The Celtic festival known as Samhain is believed to be the predecessor of modern Halloween. Samhain...
Who Invented the QWERTY Keyboard?

Who Invented the QWERTY...

Introduction The QWERTY is called so because of the first 6 letters on its top left side. The QWERTY was not originally a computer keyboard. It was a design for typewriters. The QWERTY Inventor The American inventor Christopher Sholes designed the QWERTY keyboard. Sholes worked as a...
Who Invented Opera?

Who Invented Opera?

The history of opera began in the 1500s in Italy. Jacopo Peri’s Dafne (1598) is widely held to be the first opera ever performed. The Earliest Operas By the 15th century, several new musical instruments had emerged, notably the trumpet. This instrument, along with other ones, changed...
Who Invented Radar?

Who Invented Radar?

The history of radar will show that it began in 1904. German engineer Christian Hulsmeyer created an apparatus capable of detecting an object’s presence some distance away. However, no single scientist invented the modern radar; scientists from several nations worked on it, especially...
Who Invented the Radio?

Who Invented the Radio?

While the inventors of other devices and technologies are easy to pinpoint and identify, it is unfortunately not the case for the humble radio. This is because no individual can lay sole claim to the invention of the radio as it is a device that has been developed over time until it...
Who Invented the Elevator?

Who Invented the Elevat...

Elevators make it possible to build skyscrapers even with a hundred floors or more. It must have been tough inventing something like that. But like other invented things, they started out simple—as a platform pulled manually. Who invented the elevator in primitive times, then? The ...
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