Rye Cultivated Southwest Asia

Asia was cultivating Rye, Circa 6500 BCE. Continue reading

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1901

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jr. was a Dutch physical chemist. Continue reading

A Woman Writes a Medical Text

A book concerning diseases of the stomach, kidneys and uterus, was written by Metrodora, a greek woman from around the 1st Century. Continue reading

Highly Polished Metal in making of Full Length Mirrors

Rome during the first century made Full-length mirrors of highly polished metal, Silver was preferred (other metal were used) due to it reflective ability to reflect true colours. Continue reading

Knights of Labor created Labor Day

The first holiday to honour the working man is Labor Day, observed on the first Monday of September. Continue reading

The Egyptians Cultivated Barley

The Egyptians have been cultivating Barley since circa 4000 BCE, Using it as animal feed and in brewing of beer. Continue reading

Seaweed Cultivation Circa 1700s

Seaweed Cultivation was developed in Japan at Edo Bay (now Tokyo) around the 1700's. Continue reading

Bennett Trophy: International Road Race

James Gorden Bennett offered up the Prize and the Automobile Club de France organized the International Road Race, 3 national automobile clubs competed for the Prize. Continue reading

Films with synchronized speech…

Several short films were screened at the Paris Exposition on June 8. 1900. Continue reading

Canadian fur trader reaches Pacific Coast

Leaving from Fort Chipewyan at Lake Athabasca (noa Alberta, Canada) following the Peace River, Parsnip River, Fraser River, along the Blackwater River and Bella Coola River, explorer and fur trader Alexander Machenzie, a Scottish born Canadian crossed the Rocky Mountains to reach what is now Dean Channel on the Pacific coast of British Colombia, Canada on July 22nd, 1793. Continue reading