100 years seems like a long time, more than a lifetime for most of us, but think of what we as a civilization have accomplished in that time.

1.  The first organ transplant, 1954.

2.  The first heart transplant, 1967.

3.  The first man on the Moon, 1969.

4.  The vaccine for tuberculosis, 1927.

5.  The first artificial heart, 1982.

Not to mention the first TV, 1926 . . . the first programmable computer, 1936 . . . the first satellite, 1957 . . . the first birth-control pill, 1960 . . . the first email, 1971 . . .the first mobile phone call, 1973 . . . GPS, 1974 . . . the World Wide Web, 1989 . . . the first text message, 1992 . . . YouTube, 2005 . . . and the first black president, 2008.

There are too many events to mention but a complete list along with other highlights from the article can be found here.

(SWNS Digital)