1801: Jared Mansfield 's (1759-1830) "Essays, Mathematical and Physical" New Haven CT, the first published work of original research in mathematics by an American. Data from Clark A. Elliott "History of Science in the United States: A Chronology and Research Guide New York and London: Garland Publishing, : Third edition of Nathaniel Bowditch's (1773-1838) "New American Practical Navigator" Newburyport, Mass.
"20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Richard Fleischer, 1954 "Around the World in 80 Days Mike Todd, 1956 "From the Earth to the Moon Byron Haskin, 1958 "The Deadly Invention Karel Zeman, 1958 "Journey to the Center of the Earth Henry Levin, 1959 "Master of the World William Witney, 1961 "Mysterious Island Cy Endfield, 1961 "Five Weeks in a Balloon Stuart. The invention of photography (Daguerre, 1840s) and cinema (Lumiere brothers, 1895) was immediately seen as changing the nature of Art, though the invention of the computer (Babbage, 1822) was only understood a century later. Verne was born in Nantes, France, on 8 February 1828. He died in Amiens, France, on In between these dates, he was surely, as Isaac Asimov says, "the first writer to specialize in science fiction and to make a living at it, too." Asimov on Science Fiction, p.158 Verne plumbed planetary depths - "Journey to the Center of the Earth". With Jules Verne. Return to Top of 19th century Timeline Page Jules Verne The case can be made that science fiction began in the 19th Century in France, with Jules Verne. Major Writers Born this Century to be done, major Writers Died this Century, decade by Decade Science Background, decade by Decade Mundane Background. Hotlinks to other Timeline pages of SF Chronology, where to Go for More : 51 Useful Reference Books, executive Summary of the Century, the notion of, progress was central, as the fruits of the, industrial.
This conquering hero/monster affected futuristic fiction forever, as did the European revolutions of 1848 and the American Civil War (1861-1865). The science-driven future also changed the way the past was viewed, with Sir Walter Scott's invention of the Historic Novel as the keystone.