PinkMonkey Online Study Guide-World History
8.7 Dates & Events
1705 - Thomas Newcomen invented the first steam
1733 - John Kay invented the Flying Shuttle.
1764 - James Hargreaves invented the Spinning
1769 - Arkwright invented the Water-frame.
1769 - James Watt invented a better steam engine
called the Beelzebub.
1778 - Samuel Crompton invented his machine
called The Spinning Mule.
1785 - Dr.Edmund Cartwright invented the Automatic
1793 - Eli Whitney invented a machine which
he called the Cotton Gin.
1800 - Gieseppe Count Alexandro Volta invented
the Voltaic Cell. Michael Faraday invented the Dynamo.
1801 - Richard Trevithick invented the first
1807 - Robert Fulton invented the steamboat
called the Clermont.
1814 - George Stephenson made improvements on
Trevithick’s locomotive in his Rocket.
1816 - Humphrey Davy invented the Davy’s Safety
1825 - Some liberals persuaded the Parliament
to legalize Trade Unions.
1848 - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels issued
the Communist Manifesto
1856 - Henry Bessemer discovered a process for
removing impurities from iron.
1867 - The Reform Act was passed.
1867 - Marx and Engels published the first of
three volumes of Das Kapital
1880 - Germany undertook Social Legislation
to help the laborers.