- 1895 â€“ German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin patents his Navigable Balloon.
- 1897 â€“ Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
- 1920 â€“ The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, Michigan.
For more on the history of the Zeppelin, read Zeppelin!: Germany and the Airship, 1900-1939.