Discovery of X-rays

Inadvertently on November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a professor of physics and rector of the Julius Maximilian University of Wiirzburg, Germany, discovered the X-rays. Continue reading

First Poster kiosks

First installed in 1854 in Berlin, Germany, poster kiosks were pillars especially erected for posting handbills and announcements. Continue reading

Wilhelm Maybach

Wilhelm Maybach (help·info) (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈmaɪbax]; 9 February 1846 – 29 December 1929) was an early German engine designer and industrialist. Continue reading

Motorcycle with an internal combustion engine

The German engineers Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach invented the internal combustion engine for Motorcycles. Continue reading

The Carburetor

The German Engineer/Designer Wilhelm Maybach in 1893, invented the Carburetor. Continue reading

The V-block engine

German engineers Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach, invented the V-block engine, the first engine of this type in 1889. Continue reading

The Electric elevator

At the 1880 Mannheim Industrial Exhibition at Mannheim, Germany, Siemens and Halske Company installed an electric elevator, which transported passengers to the top of an observation tower. Continue reading

The first Household detergent

Introduced in 1907 by Henkel & Cie. of Dusseldorf, Germany, makers of the household detergent Persil. Still available today. Continue reading

The first tape recorder was the Blattnerphone

Blattnerphone was a Tape recorder developed by the German film producer Louis Blattner in 1929. Continue reading

The Radiator

Wilhelm Maybach, a designer in 1897, Germany, design a radiator Continue reading