World Population Exceed 4 Billion

The world’s population exceeded 4 billion in 1974. Continue reading

Founding of the Muslim Navy

Abd Allah ibn Sa'd ibn Abi Sarh, the governor of southern Egypt, founded the Muslim navy. Continue reading

First Automobile Club Founded

The Automobile Club de France was founded in Paris in 1895. Continue reading

French Poetry of Arthurian Legends

Robert de Boron, a French poet composed French language verses in 1200 about Joseph d'Arimathie and Merlin. Continue reading

Egypt Production Candy Confections

Egyptians produced candy confections of fruit, nuts, spices, and honey in 1000 BCE. Continue reading

First Benoist Airboat Airliner Flights in Florida

Benoist Airboat No. 43 airliner flew weekday flights between Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL, USA from January 1 to March 21, 1914. Continue reading

Woman Smoking in Cigarette Ad

A woman smoking appear in a cigarette ad in the Southern Tobacco Journal, Richmond, VA, USA, in 1897. It was scandalous for the time period. Continue reading

Galileo Observed the Universe with Powerful Telescope

Galileo Galilei examined the night sky with a high powered telescope with sufficient resolving power for astronomical observation in Padua, Italy in 1609. Continue reading

French Freighter Used a Cooling Unit

The French refrigerated freighter Frigorifique was outfitted with a cooling unit designed by Charles Teller in 1877. Continue reading

Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah PC (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary. Continue reading