Hot air balloon invented by Montgolfier brothers.
The Treaty of Westphalia is signed, ending the Thirty Years’ War. Estimated 8 million casualties throughout the conflict.
Mechanical submarine invented by NarcÃs Monturiol i Estarriol.
Typewriter invented by Charles Thurber.
Microwave oven invented by Percy Spencer.
Nuclear power reactor invented by Walter Zinn.
Eli Whitney develops the cotton gin.
Braille invented by Louis Braille.
Steam engine invented by Thomas Savery.
The Gospel of John and The Book of Revelations written.
Diesel engine invented by Rudolf Diesel.
First flushing toilet is invented by John Harrington.