Mechanical Inventions and Discoveries

  1. Austin—Motor Car.
  2. Bell,Graham—Telephone. 
  3. Berliner—Microphone.
  4. Brequet—Helicopter.
  5. Bushwell—Submarine.
  6. Caxton—Printing Press.
  7. Colt—Revolver.
  8. Daimler—Gas engine.
  9. Davy—Miner’s Safety Lamp.
  10. Diesel—Internal Combustion engine (Diesel engine).
  11. Dunlop—Pneumatic tyre.
  12. Edison—First electric bulb and gramophone.
  13. Faraday—Dynamo.
  14. Fick—Law of Diffusion—Fick’s Law.
  15. Frank Whittle—Jet propulsion.
  16. Fulton—Stream boat.
  17. Galileo—Telescope.
  18. Gillette—Safety razor.
  19. Guttenburg—Art of Printing.
  20. Hoe—Rotary Printing Press.
  21. Howe—Sewing Machine.
  22. Huygens—Pendulum clock.
  23. James Watt—Steam engine (patented in 1769).
  24. Landstrom, J.E.—Safety Matches.
  25. Macmillan—Bicycle (1842).
  26. Mauser—Magazine of rifle.
  27. Mercator—Celestial and a terrestrial globe.
  28. Montgolfier—Balloon (1883)
  29. Pascal—Calculating Machine.
  30. Puckle, James—Machine gun
  31. Shockley—Transistor.
  32. Freud—Doctrine of Psycho-analysis.
  33. Gay Lussac—Law of gases.
  34. Sholes—Typewriter.
  35. Good Year—Discovered the art of vulcanising rubber.
  36. Herschel, William—Discovered the Planet—Uranus.
  37. Hertz—Electrical waves.
  38. Hippalus—Transistor.
  39. Shockley—Discovered the first aniline dye.
  40. Swinton—Military tank.
  41. Stephenson—Railway engine.
  42. Torricelli—Barometer.
  43. Watt, Robert Watson—Radar.
  44. W. & O. Wright (Wright Brothers)—Aeroplane (1903).
  45. Waterman—Fountain pen.
  46. Brahmchari, U.M.—Cure of Kala-a-zar fever.
  47. Davy—Isolation of metals by electricity; studied properties of chlorine.
  48. Domagk—Sulpha drugs as bactericides.
  49. Eijkman—Cause of Beri-Beri.
  50. Finsen—Discovered curative effect of ultra violet rays; photography.
  51. Fleming, Alexander—Penicillin (in 1929).
  52. Harvey—Circulation of blood.
  53. Hahnemann—Homoeopathy (founder).
  54. Hopkins, Frederick Gowland—Vitamin D.
  55. Jenner—Smallpox Vaccination.
  56. Lainnec—Stethoscope.
  57. Lister, Lord—Antiseptic treatment.
  58. Pasteur, Louis—Treatment of rabies; cure of hydrophobia.
  59. Ronald Ross—Malaria Parasite.
  60. Salk, Jonas E.—Anti-polio Vaccine.
  61. Perkin—Chloroform.
  62. Waksman—Streptomycin.
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