Four-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engine

German inventor Nikolaus Septust Otto developed a four-stroke internal-combustion engine in 1876. Continue reading

First Intestinal Surgery Performed

Hindu surgeon Susruta first performed surgery to repair perforated or obstructed intestines in India in 49 BCE. Continue reading

Continental Crust Discovered in Australia

Roger Buick, geologist at the University of Sydney discovered a piece of continental crust, at Pilbara craton in northwestern Australia in 1995. Continue reading

Europeans Controls Leprosy

Europe brought leprosy, a disfiguring contagious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae, under control in the 14th century. Continue reading

First Desalination Plant Built

British engineers at the War Office Revictualizing Station at the island of Helgoland, Germany built a desalination plant in 1855. Continue reading

Creation of Photoengraving

Joseph-Nicephore Niepce of Chalon-sur-Saone, France, a lithographer created photoengraving in 1822. Continue reading

Egyptian Worship of Osiris

The first Egyptiian deity, Osiris was offered divine judgment and salvation by his followers. Continue reading

The Daily Mirror Newspaper

The Daily Mirror Newspaper was published in London, England by press baron Alfred Harmsworth (Lord Northcliffe) Continue reading

The First Miss World Contest

The Miss World contest was held at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, England, on April 19, 1951. Continue reading

Carakasamhita Were First Medical Texts

Carakasamhita, a medical text from the first century CE, and the Susruta Samhita, a surgical text from the seventh century Continue reading