24/07/2022 · 18th century 1700s. c. 1709: Bartolomeo Cristofori crafts the first piano. 1709: Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the alcohol thermometer. 1710s. 1712: Thomas Newcomen builds the first commercial steam engine to pump water out of mines. Newcomen's engine, unlike Thomas Savery's, uses a piston. 1730s
05/08/2022 · Contents. 1 3rd millennium. 1.1 21st century. 2 2nd millennium. 2.1 20th century. 2.2 19th century. 2.3 18th century. 2.4 17th century. 2.5 16th century.
21/07/2022 · The 18th century witnessed the first extensive explorations of the South Pacific and Oceania and the exploration of Alaska, while the 19th was dominated by exploration of the polar regions and excursions into the heart of Africa. By the early 20th century, the poles themselves had been reached. Contents 1 15th century 2 16th century 3 17th century
25/07/2022 · 1828 – New Utrecht Reformed Church established and is the fourth oldest church in Brooklyn. In 1828, The present church was built in 1828 of stones taken from the original church, built in 1700. 1829 – Coney Island House opens.
hace 2 días · 18th century Major developments : Flintlocks completely displace matchlock firearms in Europe both on land and at sea. Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet discovers "cylinder powder", gunpowder produced using charcoal in iron cylinders, which is twice as powerful as traditional gunpowder and less likely to spoil.