ARPANET Sends the First Electronic Mail Message

The second ARPANET email message using the @ ("at") sign was sent by computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson at BBN Technologies Continue reading

Nadia Comaneci Achieves Perfect Score at Olympic Games

Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci was awarded seven perfect 10.00 scores, Continue reading

John Wilkinson

John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728 – 14 July 1808) was an English industrialist who pioneered the manufacture of cast iron and the use of cast-iron goods during the Industrial Revolution. Continue reading

Dolly Gives Birth to Bonnie The Sheep

Dolly, the first cloned sheep gave birth to a female lamb, Bonnie Continue reading

Mary Anning

Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in the county of Dorset in Southwest England. Continue reading

First American Woman to Motorcycle to Argentina

Catharine Rambeau, a 54-year-old grandmother from Michigan, USA was the first woman to motorcycle Continue reading

Philipp Melanchthon Introduced Grade Schools

Philipp Melanchthon, a religious and educational reformer introduced grade level schools in the 1520s, Continue reading

Terrorist Airline Bomb Attack Over Japan

The first terrorist bomb attack occurred on the Pan American World Airways airliner traveling from Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on August 12, 1982. Continue reading

King Offa of Mercia

King Offa of Mercia called himself the Rex Anglorum (“King of the English”) during his reign of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom Continue reading

Zeno of Citium Founds Stoic Philosophy

Zeno of Citium was the founder of the Stoic philosophy beginning in Cyprus. Continue reading