What year were gliders in flight invented?

Answer According to the University of San Diego's History of Aviation, British inventor Sir George Cayley flew the first glider in 1853. Because of this achievement, Cayley is considered the father of avi... Read More »

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What year were TVs invented?

On January 7, 1927, Philo T. Farnsworth applied for his first patent for the television. Farnsworth conceived of the idea for the television when he was only 14. He worked on his invention on his d... Read More »

What year were stamps invented?

The postage stamp was invented by Rowland Hill on May 6, 1840, and was named "the penny black." It was printed in black and white and bore the profile of Queen Victoria of England.Source:Inventors ... Read More »

In what year were eye glasses invented?

The Chinese developed eyeglasses over 2,000 years ago to protect their eyes from evil forces, according to optometrist Richard D. Drewry, Jr. of Teagle Optometry. In 1730, London-based optician Ed... Read More »

What year were magnets invented?

Magnets were not invented. The first magnets were discovered in the form of a naturally mineral called ferric ferrite in 600 B.C. In 1740, a man named Gowen Knight created the first artificial magn... Read More »