Liberal Arts Course Taught in Ancient Athens

LIberal arts were taught at higher education institutions in Athens, Greece, circa 393 BCE Continue reading

Mexican Use of European Glassmaking Techniques

European glassmaking techniques were brought to the Americas by Spanish Continue reading

Cesare Beccaria

Beccaria was born in Milan on 15 March 1738 to the Marchese Gian Beccaria Bonesana, an aristocrat of moderate well-being from the Austrian Habsburg Empire. Continue reading

Hydra Display Regenerative Powers

Swiss naturalist Abraham Trembley proved organism regeneration by observing freshwater hydra, Chlorohydra viridissima, in the 18th century. Continue reading

Benito Pablo Juarez

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Spanish: [beˈnito ˈpaβlo ˈxwaɾes gaɾˈsi.a] (listen); 21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) was a Mexican lawyer and politician, who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in 1872. Continue reading

Doister Wrote First the First English Comedy Play

Ralph Roister Doister wrote the first English five-act comedy play in doggerel and song Continue reading

Publication of Book II of Contra Apionem

Greek writer Apion wrote the Book II of Contra Apionem (Against Apion) about anti-Semitic libel in 85 AD, Continue reading

Early Neoclassical Architecture Style Used in Europe

Neoclassical architecture spread from France and Britain and into the Americas after 1750, a decorative excess of the Rococo style. Continue reading

First Artificial Heart Transplant

American surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley implanted the world's first entirely artificial heart into Haskell Karp, age 47, from Skokie, IL Continue reading

Homo Habilis Fossils Discovered in China

Asian hominids belonged to one of two early human species, Homo habilis or Homo ergaster as per Continue reading