In the early 14th century, large mechanical clocks began to appear in the towers of several large Italian cities. There is no record of working mechanicanisms predating these public clocks.
Have a look at www.referenciarelojera.com "Historia" section, its in spanish but they display ALL the history of mechanical watches
The first mechanical clock was invented by Ibn Khalaf al-Muradi. It used mercury and was known to be the evidence for Muslim knowledge of a mechanical clock.
what are mechanical clocks
Any Encyclopedia will report that clocks were invented in ancient times, as sundials are primitive clocks. As for mechanical clocks, there are public clocks from the 14th which are still on display in the Science Museum in Britain. See http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/on-line/wells-clock/index.asp
Keeping time, in the days before mechanical clocks.
The ancient Chinese were the first to invent clocks. The first clocks were water clocks.
mechanical clocks were used in the 13th Century, but not have survived. During the 14th Century a clock was made by Henry de Vick for King Charles V of France about 1360
Mechanical to sound to radiant
Gunpowder, it was found in Asia by explorers from europe around in the 1500's
I wouldn't say the inventor, had a reason for calling clocks clocks, the person in which invented clocks came up with the name himself
digital clocks were made in 1956 the digital clock was invented in 1956, it is the opposite to analogue.