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Things which are discovered for the first time are also called inventions. Here is the list of few inventions by human beings.

1)   Acetylene Gas was invented by Berthelot (France) in 1862

2)   Adding machine was invented by Pascal (France) in 1642    

3)   Adhesive tape, Scotch  was invented by Richard Drew (USA) in 1930    

4)   Aeroplane was invented by    Orville & Wilbur Wright (USA) in 1903

5)   Air conditioning was invented by Carrier (USA) in 1902

6)   Aeroplane - jet engine was invented by Ohain (Germany) in 1939

7)   Airship(non-rigid) was invented by Henri Giffard (France) in 1852    

8)   Aerosol spray  was invented by Erik Rotheim (Norway) in 1926

9)   Artificial heart was invented by William Kolff (Netherlands) in  1957    

10)  Atomic bomb was invented by J Robert Oppenheimer (USA) in 1945

11)  Atomic numbers was invented by Moseley (Britain) in 1913    

12)  Atomic theory was invented by Dalton (Britain) in 1803

13)  Automatic rifle was invented by John Browning (USA) in 1918

14)  Bakelite was invented by Leo H Baekeland (Belgium) in 1907

15)  Ballistic missile was invented by Wernher von Braun (Germany) in 1944

16)  Balloon was invented by Jacques & Joseph Montgolfier (France) in 1783

17)  Ballpoint pen was invented by John J loud (USA) in 1888

18)  Barometer was invented by Evangelista Torricelli (Italy) in 1644

19)  Battery(electric) was invented by Alessandro Volta (Italy) in 1800

20)  Bicycle was invented by  Kirkpatrick Macmillan (Britain) in 1839-40

21)  Bicycle tyres(pneumatic) was invented by John Boyd Duniop (Britain) in 1888

22)  Bifocal lens Benjamin Franklin (USA) in 1780

23)  Bleaching powder was invented by Tennant (Britain) in 1798

24)  Bunsen Burner was invented by R. Willhelm von Bunsen (Germany) in 1855

25)  Burglar alarms was invented by  Edwin T. Holmes (USA) in 1858

26)  Calculus was invented by Newton (Britain) in 1670

27)  Camera, Kodak  was invented by Walker Eastman (USA) in 1888

28)  Canned food  was invented by Appert (France) in 1804

29)  Car(Steam) was invented by Nicolas Cugnot (France) in 1769

30)  Car(Petrol) was invented by  Karl Benz (Germany) in 1888

31)  Carburettor  was invented by Gottlieb Daimler (Germany) in 1876

32)  Cassette, Audio was invented by Philips co. (Holland) in 1963

33)  Cassette videotape was invented by  Sony (Japan) in 1969

34)  Celluloid was invented by  Alexander Parkes (Britain) in 1861

35)  Cement (Portland) was invented by Joseph Aspdin (Britain) in 1824

36)  Chemotheraphy was invented by  Ehrlich (Germany) in 1909

37)  Chronometer was invented by John Harrison (Britain) in 1735

38)  Cinema was invented by Nicolas and Jean Lumiere (France) in 1895

39)  Clock (Mechanical) was invented by I Hsing & Liang Ling Tsan (China) in 1725

40)  Cloning, DNA was invented by  Boyer, Cohen (USA) in 1973

41)  Cloning, mammal was invented by  Wilmut (UK) in 1996

41)  Compact disc was invented by  RCA (USA) in 1972

42)  Compact disc player was invented by  Sony, Philips co Japan, (Netherlands) in 1979

43)  Computer, laptop was invented by Sinclair (Britain) in 1987

44)  Computer, mini was invented by  Digital corp (USA) in 1960

45)  Crossword puzzle was invented by Arthur Wynne (USA) in 1913

46)  CT Scan was invented by Hounsfield (Britain) in 1973

47)  Diesel engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel (Germany) in 1895

48)  Disc brakes was invented by  Dr. F Lanchester (Britain) in 1902

49)  Disc, video was invented by Phillips co (Holland) in 1972

50)  DNA, structure was invented by  Crick-UK,Watson-US,Wilkins-UK in 1951

51)  Dynamo was invented by Hypolite Pixii (France) in 1832

52)  Electric flat iron was invented by  H.W. Seeley (USA) in 1882

53)  Electric lamp was invented by  Thomas alva Edison (USA) in 1879

54)  Electric motor (DC) was invented by  Zenobe Gramme (Belgium) in 1873

55)  Electric motor (AC) was invented by  Nikola Tesla (USA) in 1888

56)  Electric iron was invented by  Henry W.Seely (USA) in 1882

57)  Electric washing machine was invented by  Alva J Fisher (USA) in 1906

58)  Electromagnet was invented by William Sturgeon (Britain) in 1824

59)  Electron was invented by Thomson J (Britain) in 1897

60)  Electroplating was invented by Luigi Brugnatelli (Italy) in 1805

61)  Electronic computer was invented by  Dr Alan M turning (Britain) in 1824

62)  Facsimile machine was invented by Alexander Bain (Britain) in 1843

63)  Fibre-optics was invented by  Kepany (Britain) in 1955

64)  Film (moving outlines) was invented by Louise Prince (France) in 1885

65)  Film (talking) was invented by  J. Engl, J.Mussolle & H Vogt (Germany) in 1922

66)  Film (musical sound) was invented by  Dr Le de forest     (USA) in 1923

67)  Floppy disk was invented by IBM (USA) in 1970

68)  Frequency modulation was invented by EH Armstrong (USA) in 1933

69)  Frisbee was invented by Fred Morrisson (USA) in 1948

70)  Fountain pen was invented by  Lewis E. Waterman (USA) in 1884

71)  Galvanometer was invented by Andre-Marie Ampere (France) in 1834

72)  Glider was invented by  Sir George Cayley (Britain) in 1853

73)  Gramophone was invented by  Thomas Alva Edison (USA) in 1878

74)  Helicopter was invented by  Etinne Oehmichen (France) in 1924

75)  HIV was invented by  Martagnier (France) in 1984

76)  Holography was invented by Denis Gason (Britain) in 1947

77)  Hydrogen bomb was invented by Edward Teller (USA) in 1952

78)  Intelligence testing was invented by Simon Binet (France) in 1905

79)  Jet engine was invented by Sir Frank Whittle (Britain) in 1937

80)  Laser was invented by Theodore Maiman (USA) in 1960

81)  Launderette  was invented by J.F. Cantrell (USA) in 1934

82)  Lift (mechanical) was invented by Elisha G Otis (USA) in 1852

83)  Lightning conductor was invented by Benjamin Franklin (USA) in 1752

84)  Locomotive was invented by Richard Trevithick (Britain) in 1804

85)  Logarithms was invented by Napier (Britain) in 1614

86)  Loom, power was invented by E cartwright(Britain) in 1785

87)  Loudspeaker was invented by Horace Short (Britain) in 1900

88)  Machine gun  was invented by Richard Gatling (Britain) in 1718

89)  Magnetic recording tape was invented by Fritz Pfleumer (Germany) in 1928

90)  Match, safety was invented by John Walker (Britain) in 1826

91)  Microphone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell (USA) in 1876

92)  Microprocessor was invented by Robert Noyce & Gordon Moore (USA) in 1971

93)  Microscope,comp was invented by  Z.Janssen (Netherlands) in 1590

94)  Microscopes, elect was invented by Ruska Knoll (Germany) in 1931

95)  Microwave oven was invented by Percy LeBaron Spencer (USA) in 1947    

96)  Motorcycle was invented by G. Daimler (Germany) in 1885

97)  Movie projector was invented by Thomas Edison (USA) in 1593

98)  MRI was invented by Damadian (USA) in 1971

99)  Neon lamp was invented by George Claude (France) in 1910

100) Neutron was invented by Chadwick (Britain) in 1932

101) Neutron bomb was invented by Samuel Cohan (USA) in 1958

102) Nylon was invented by Dr Wallace H Carothers (USA) in 1937

103) Optical fibre was invented by Narinder Kapany (Germany) in 1955

104) Paper was invented in China in AD 105

105) Pacemaker was invented by Zoll (USA) in 1952

106) Pasteurization was invented by Lewis Pasteur (France) in 1867

107) Pencil was invented by Lacques Nicolas Conte (France) in 1792

108) Periodic table was invented by Mendeleyev (Russia) in 1869

109) Photocopier was invented by Carlson USA) in 1938

110) Photoelectric cell was invented by Julius Elster, Hans F Geitel (Germany) in 1893

111) Photo film, celluloid was invented by Reichenbach (USA) in 1893

112) Photo film, transparent was invented by Goodwin Eastman (USA) in 1884

113) Photography (on metal) was invented by J.N. Niepce (France) in 1826

114) Photography (on paper) was invented by W.H. Fox Talbot (Britain) in 1835

115) Photography (on film) was invented by John Carbutt (USA) in 1888

116) Piano was invented by Cristofori (Italy) in 1709

117) Pistol, revolver was invented by Colt(USA) in 1836

118) Plutonium fission was invented by Kennedy,whal,Seaborg,Segre (USA) in 1940

119) Pop-up toaster was invented by  Charles Strite (USA) in 1927

120) Printing press was invented by Johann Gutenberg (Germany) in 1455

121) Printing (rotatory) was invented by Richard Hoe (USA) in 1846

122) Printing (Web) was invented by William Bullock (USA) in 1865

123) Proton was invented by Rutherford (New Zealand) in 1919

124) Quantum theory was invented by Plank(Germany) in 1900

125) Radar was invented by AH Taylor and Leo C Young (USA) in 1922

126) Radiocarbon dating was invented by Libby (USA) in 1947

127) Radio telegrapy was invented by Dr Mohlon Loomis (USA) in 1864

128) Radio telegrapy was invented by  (trans Atlantic) G Marconi (Italy) in 1901

129) Rayon was invented by Sir Joseph Swan (Britain) in 1883

130) Razor (electric) was invented by Col Jacob Schick (USA) in 1931

131) Razor (safety) was invented by King C Gillette (USA) 1895

132) Refrigerator was invented by James Harrison, Alexandre catlin (USA) in 1850

133) Relativity theory  was invented by Einstein (Germany) in 1905

134) Rubber (latex foam) was invented by Dunlop Rubber Co. (Britain) in 1928

135) Rubber (Tyres) was invented by Thomas Hancock (Britain) in 1846

136) Rubber (Vulcanised) was invented by Charles Goodyear (USA) in 1841

137) Rubber (waterproof) was invented by Charles Macintosh (Britain) in 1823

138) Safety pin was invented by Walter Hunt (USA) in 1849

139) Safety razor was invented by King camp Gillette (USA) in 1903

140) Seatbelt was invented by Volvo (Sweden) in 1959

141) Self-starter was invented by Charles F Kettering (USA) in 1911

142) Ship (steam) was invented by IC Perier (France) in 1775

143) Ship (turbine) was invented by Hon Sir C Parson (Britain) in 1894

144) Silk manufacture was invented in China in 50 BC

145) Skyscraper was invented by W Le Baron Jenny (USA) in 1882

146) Slide rule was invented by William Oughtred (Britain) 1621

147) Spinning frame was invented by Sir Richard Arkwright (Britain) in 1769

148) Spinning Jenny was invented by JamesHargreaves (Britain) in 1764

149) Spinning Mule was invented by Samuel Crompton (Britain) in 1779

150) Steam Engine was invented by Thomas Savery (Britain) in 1698

151) Steam Engine(Piston) was invented by Thomas Newcomen (Britain) in 1712

152) Steam Engine(Condenser) was invented by James Watt (Britain) in 1765

153) Steel(Stainless) was invented by Harry Brealey (Britain) in 1913

154) Stethoscope was invented by Laennec (French) in 1819

155) Submarine was invented by David Bushnell (USA) in 1776

156) Super Computer was invented by J.H Van Tassel (USA) in 1976

157) Synthesiser was invented by Moog (USA) in 1964

158) Tank was invented by Sir Emest D Swington (Britain) in 1914

159) Tape recorder was invented by Fessenden Poulsen (Denmark) in 1899

160) Telegraph was invented by M Lammond (France) in 1787

161) Telegraph code was invented by Samuel FB Morse (USA) in 1837

162) Telephone, cellular was invented by Bell Labs (USA) in 1947

163) Telephone (imperfect) was invented by Antonio Meucci (Italy) in 1849

164) Telephone (perfected) was invented by Alexander Graham Bell (USA) in 1876

165) Telescope was invented by Hans Lippershey (Netherlands) in 1608

166) Television (mechanical) was invented by John Logie Baird (Britain) in 1926

167) Television (electronic) was invented by P.T Farnsworth (USA) in 1927

168) Television, colour was invented by John Logie Baird (Britain) in 1928

169) Transformer was invented by Michael Faraday (Britain) in 1831

170) Transistor was invented by Bardeen, Shockley & Brattain (USA) in 1948

178) Transistor radio was invented by  Sony (Japan) in 1955

179) Uranium fission, atomic reactor was invented by Szilard Fermi (USA) in 1942

180) Vacuum cleaner was invented by Spangler (USA) in 1907

181) Videotape was invented by Charles Ginsberg (USA) in 1956

182) Velcro(hook-and-loop-fastner) was invented by Geprges de Mestral (Switzerland) in 1948

183) Washing machine(elec) was invented by Hurley Machine co (USA) in 1907

184) Watch was invented by Bartholomew Manfredi (Italy) in 1462

185) Welder (electric) was invented by Elisha Thomson (USA) in 1877

186) Windmill was invented by  Persian corn grinding in 600 AD

187) Wireless was invented by  (telegraph the) G Marconi (Italy) in 1896    

188) x-ray was invented by W.K Roentgen (Geremany) in 1895    

189) Zip Fastener was invented by  W.L Judson (USA) in 1891    

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