Nov 11, 2010

Inventions 1920`s

Inventions 1920`s

There were many inventions and new technology developed during the 20's but possibly the one that had the greatest impact before the turn of the next decade was Radio. It soon became a staple of peoples lives providing entertainment , News , and new ideas . Another very important invention also started to impact peoples lives and that was the uses of airplanes apart from as a weapon of war , Air Mail would provide some of the impetus and investment needed to improve stability and provide a practical use , as a byproduct the airplane became used as a means for entertainment with stunts at Fairs and Fun also man realized he could push the bounds by attempting previously un thought of ideas a good example is Charles A. Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic Ocean by himself in an airplane

It was during the 20's that automatic vending machines began to appear to dispense soft drinks

Inventions The Year Invented Inventors and Country ( or attributed to First Use )

Aerosol Sprays ----- 1926 Norway by Erik Rotheim
Antibiotics ----- 1928 England by Alexander Fleming
Colour Television ----- 1927 Scotland by John Logie Baird
Frozen Food ----- 1924 USA by Clarence Birdseye    
Hair Dryer ----- 1920 Germany
Hearing Aid ----- 1923 England
Iron Lung ----- 1928 USA by Philip Drinker    
Liquid Fuel Rocket ----- 1926 USA by Robert Goddard         
Quartz Timekeeping ----- 1927 Switzerland by Hans Wilsdorf from England    
Sticky Plasters ----- 1920 USA by Earle Dickson        
Talking Pictures ----- 1927 USA
Television ----- 1923 Scotland by John Logie Baird
Ultracentrifuge ----- 1923 Sweden by The Suedberg - separates proteins
Videophone ----- 1927 USA
Period Leading Up To The 1920'S

You can not talk about the 20's without mentioning "The Great Pandemic" from 1918 - 1919 , this influenza epidemic was a global catastrophe ( Also Known as Spanish Flu ) which is believed to have caused the death of over 40 million people worldwide. This is one of the main reasons governments round the world are still so concerned with "Bird Flu"

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