Jack. E. Steele created bionics in 1958. Jack was working at the Aeronautics Division House at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He worked as a doctor in the rank of a colonel in Air Force. He served for twenty years as the doctor. When he gave the term bionics he did not […]
Who invented basketball?
Basketball was invented in 1891 by the Canadian physical instructor James Naismith. He was born in Almonte, Ontario in Canada on November 6, 1861. At the tender age of nine he lost both his parents within three weeks. He got educated at Mcgill University and Presbyterian College at Montreal. He served in Mcgill University and […]
Who invented cigarettes?
Cigarettes were invented in 19th century by a French military man during war time. When his only pipe got broken, the soldier took paper from the gunpowder bag that he was carrying, rolled it as a pipe and filled the tobacco inside to smoke. It is also believed that in Seville the beggars used to […]
Who invented broom?
The broom is in use since 18th century. The brooms used earlier were made of animal fur and hair tied together with a piece of cloth. The broom was of great importance to clean the cooking area as that was the messiest part of the house and even the wooden floors in those days. The […]
Who invented camera?
Johann Zahn designed the first camera in 1685
Who invented sign language?
It was long ago that early man used gestures to express himself. He was the first to use sign language. In 1620 Juan Pablo de Bonet was the one to write a book which had the first alphabet system known to man. He used different signs through hand shapes to represent different sounds of speech. […]
Who invented internet?
The development of internet started in1957 when the first satellite Sputnik was launched by the Soviet Union. The team of experts set to work as the Americans felt the need of network system for security. Defense Advance Research Project Agency was set up in 1958 to work and save the country from missile attacks. Joseph […]
Who invented American Flag?
No recorded documentation proves that who invented the American Flag and when. But the common stories that support the views regarding invention tell us that George Washington drew a rough sketch and it was Betsy Ross who designed and sewed the first American Flag. The family of Rebecca Young claims Rebecca to be the one […]
Who invented chess?
The history of chess is around 1500years old. It was in the sixth century that chess appeared in India with the name of chaturanga meaning four limbs. From India the game spread to Persia and when Arabs conquered Persia it entered the Muslim world and got another name shatranj. From here it traveled to Europe […]
Who invented zeppelin?
Zeppelin was invented in 1900 by a military officer of German origin named Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin. It was a stiff framed airship, LZ-I that flew on 2nd July, 1900 carrying five passengers near Lake Constance in Germany. Zeppelins were used in the times of peace as well as war. More than 100 zeppelins were […]