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Age of Exploration
Astrolabe, Caravel Ship, Compass, Cross-Staff, Lateen Sail
Cameras
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The Computer
Film
Global Positioning
The Internet
The Kinetoscope
RADAR
The Radio
Simulation Technology
The Telegraph
The Telephone
The Television
The Transistor
The Laser

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1901
Dec 12 Marconi Transmits First Transatlantic Radio Signal Guglielmo Marconi Radio Historic Firsts
1911
Aug 20 NY Times Sends First Around-the-World Telegram New York Telegraph Historic Firsts
1920
Aug 20 8MK Detroit Is First Commercial Radio Station Detroit Radio Historic Firsts
Aug 21 First Radio News Broadcast: 8MK Detroit Detroit Radio Historic Firsts
Nov 2 First Scheduled News Broadcasts: KDKA Radio, Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Radio Historic Firsts
1921
Oct 5 Baseball's World Series Is First Broadcast on Radio Baseball Radio Historic Firsts
1925
Oct 30 Baird Creates Britain's First TV Transmitter British Scientists, Mathematicians & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Television
1927
Sep 7 Philo T. Farnsworth Transmits First Electronic Image Utah Scientists, Mathematicians & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Television Historic Firsts
1930
Aug 20 Philo Farnsworth Patents a Television Philo T.  Farnsworth Inventors & Inventions Television Patents & Trademarks
1938
Dec 20 Vladimir Kosma Zworykin Patents Kinescope & Iconoscope Russian Scientists, Mathematicians & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Television
1953
Dec 17 FCC Approves RCA Color Specifications Television
1958
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Aug 21 Steve Case Steve Case Business & Economics History of Technology Inventors & Inventions The Internet
1962
Aug 23 First Live U.S. & Europe Broadcast Television Historic Firsts
1985
Feb 19 Apple's Steve Jobs Awarded National Medal of Technology Steve Jobs
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Aug 20 Original Xerox 914 Copier Donated to the Smithsonian Museums Section Inventors & Inventions
1997
Nov 16 Steve Jobs Returns to Apple As CEO California Business Leaders History of the Computer

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This guide last edited 01/20/2012
This guide last revised 06/25/2010