Papyrus

What Was PAPYRUS?

The Ancient PAPYRUS! The first man-made writing material was papyrus, made from the papyrus plant. Papyrus was invented about 2000 B.C. by the Egyptians. For...
paintings

Who Made The First Paintings?

The First Paintings! Many artists today paint pictures in which they make no effort to show the world around them. But when man began to...
Printing

Who Made The First Printing Press?

The First Printing Press. The first printing of any kind was done by Chinese and Japnese in the fifth century. At that time and for...
book

When Was The First Book Written?

The First Book Ever Written. It took many thousands of years to reach the stage where he could produce anything that even remotely resembles books...
First Recording

How Was The First Recording Made?

First Recording ever made! The first recording was made by Thomas Edison in 1877. His first machine had a cylinder turned by a hand crank....
drums

Who Invented The Drums?

When Was the First Drums Made? Unlike other musical instruments which came into being as the result of the work of one individual or several...
accordion

Who Invented The Accordion?

Accordion History The Accordion is an instrument made on the principle of the bellows. The sound is made by forcing air through metallic reeds. The...
photography

Who Made The First Photograph?

The First Photography Man's desire to be able to take photographs goes back hundreds of years. From the eleventh to the sixteenth century, there was a...
nikola tesla

Nikola Tesla An Electrical Genius And Master Of Lightning!

Nikola Tesla A Serbian Scientist In 1891 displayed his latest inventions before an astonished audience at Columbia University. "Tubes held in the hand of Mr Nikola Tesla",...
Skating

Who Invented Skating & When Was It Invented!

The History Of Skating!  Man has been skating in one manner or any other for more than 500 years. Ice skating is a lot older than...