Anyone a Historian majoring in the 1600s?

Does anyone know of a Historian (or is a Historian) who has majored in the 1600s time period in which would be able to answer a couple questions regarding what had been invented by that time and what hadn't. If so, please leave their (or your) information as a reply and/or email me at:

I thank you in advanced!


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    1 decade ago
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    1608 Hans Lippershey invents the first refracting telescope.

    1620 The earliest human-powered submarine invented.

    1624 William Oughtred invents a slide ruler.

    1625 Frenchmen, Jean-Baptiste Denys invents a method for blood transfusion.

    1629 Giovanni Branca invents a steam turbine.

    1636 W. Gascoigne invents the micrometer.

    1642 Frenchmen, Blaise Pascal invents an adding machine.

    1643 Evangelista Torricelli invents the barometer.

    1650 Otto von Guericke invents a air pump.

    1656 Christian Huygens invents a pendulum clock.

    1660 Cuckoo clocks made in Furtwangen, Germany, in the Black Forest region.

    1663 James Gregory invents the first reflecting telescope.

    1668 Isaac Newton invents a reflecting telescope.

    1670 The first reference to a candy cane is made.

    Dom Pérignon invents Champagne.

    1671 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz invents a calculating machine.

    1675 Christian Huygens patents the pocket watch.

    1676 Robert Hooke invents the universal joint.

    1679 Denis Papin invents the pressure cooker.

    1698 Englishmen, Thomas Savery invents a steam pump.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Nope im a historian who's majoring in the 2000s

    Ba-dump *psh*

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