History In The Headlines

Category: Inventions

thomas edison

When Edison Turned Night into Day

When Thomas Edison demonstrated the first practical incandescent light bulb on New Year’s Eve 135 years ago, it marked the dawn of the electric age.

Louis and Auguste Lumière

The Lumière Brothers, Pioneers of Cinema

On the 150th anniversary of the birth of Louis Lumière, take a look back at the Lumière brothers and their groundbreaking invention, the Cinématographe.

An early Morse telegraph machine

6 Things You May Not Know About Samuel Morse

As we celebrate the 175th anniversary of his landmark achievement, here are six things you may not know about the inventor of the telegraph.