Many articles (for example, “How Islamic Inventors Changed The World” and “Setting the Record Straight: The Miracle of Islamic Science“) have made provably false claims, attributing various inventions, innovations and discoveries made by others to Islam and its followers. This article lists only genuine Islamic/Muslim inventions, innovations, records and firsts.
- The yellow badge that was to be eventually used by the Nazis against the Jews, was invented by a Muslim caliph in Baghdad in the 9th century as a variant of the zunnār belt. This then spread to the West in medieval times.
- According to Dr. K. Ajram, the author of “Miracle of Islamic Science”, Muslim scholars invented racial-typing centuries before the German Johann Friedrich Blumenbach “divided mankind into white, yellow, brown, black and red peoples”.
- The world’s first PC computer virus, Brain.a, was created in September, 1986, by two brothers from…
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