The cellphone was invented in 1973. The first call from a cellphone was made in New York City on April 3, 1973.Continue Reading
The first cellphone was manufactured by Motorola. The phone was called the Motorola DynaTAC 8000x, which later became the first commercial cellphone sold to consumers in 1983.
Even though the first phone call was made from a cellphone in the 1970s, the electronic device didn't gain popularity until several decades later. The Nokia 3210, which was released in 1999, spearheaded the popularity of the cellphone. Since then, the phone has drastically changed, evolving from a device that can make phone calls to one that can process data and surf the Web.Learn more about Inventions
Eugene Schueller is credited as the inventor of the first permanent and commercial hair dye in the year 1907. Schueller called the dye Oreal, and his product would later grow into the company known today as L'Oreal.Full Answer >
While the specifics regarding who first invented the cannon are not known, it is believed that the Chinese fielded the first small hand cannons in the year 1260. Cannon designs in Europe continued to evolve throughout the 17th century.Full Answer >
Jeans were officially invented in 1873, the year that Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received their patent for hardy blue twill fabric pants with riveted seams. The fabric associated with jeans predates the patent by centuries, but it was not until 1873 that this specific style of pants was invented.Full Answer >
Though nobody knows who exactly invented the crowbar, it was used as a construction tool as early as the year 1400, when it was first documented in the English language as a "crow," according to Snopes.Full Answer >