What was invented first, the lighter or the match?

Answer The lighter was invented first. In 1823, Johann Wolfgang Dobereiner created a hydrogen gas lighter; in 1903, Carl Auer von Welsbach created a small flint type of lighter similar to today's lighters... Read More »

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In which year was the first computer invented?

The first modern computer was invented in 1948, completing its first successful mathematical calculation on June 21 of that year. This first computer was known as the Small Scale Experimental Machi... Read More »

Which was invented first, the fountain pen or the typewriter?

The first mechanical typewriter preceded the first workable fountain pen by 17 years. Christopher Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel Soule invented the first practical typewriter in 1867. Lewis E. W... Read More »

Which English doctor invented the first vaccine?

The first vaccines were invented by Louie Pasteur - a frenchman living in Switzerland. I believe you are thinking about Alexander Fleming who discovered the first antibiotic penicillin. (The antib... Read More »