Park Service a Canadian National Program

The Canadian Government in 1911 established a national park service called Dominion Parks Branch. Continue reading

Cultivation of Bananas

It is uncertain the origin of banana cultivation. But historical records show Continue reading

Marie Curie, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize Twice in her life time

First Woman to be presented with two Nobel Prizes in her lifetime.
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Accademia del Disegno: Creation of the old masters of art

Accademia del Disegno (Academy of Design) was Academy of fine arts in Europe, founded by the painter and art historian Giorgio Vasari in 1563, Florence, Italy. Continue reading

Topiary Gardens in Rome

Durin the 1st Century, in Rome, Topiary Gardens began appearing. According to Pliny the Elder (historian and scientist) a Topiary Garden (known in latin as Romora Tonsilis) is the Art of Shaping Shrubs and/or Hedges. Continue reading

Royal Canadian Mounted Police cross Northwest Passage

Technically the ship named St. Rich (RCMP’s patrol ship) was the second ship to cross the Northwest Passage, but in 1942 the St. Roch was the first to cross it, west to east. Continue reading

New Zealand Nuclear-Free Zone

New Zealand in 1984 established a National Nuclear-Free Zone. Continue reading

First Sports Arena Disaster on Record

During the reign of Emperor Antonius Pius (138-161 CE), Roman records claim that in 150 CE, the Circus Maximus collapsed during a gladiatorial event, killing some 1,162. Continue reading

Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment

Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment, was painted in a fresco on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican in Rome, Italy. Continue reading

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1909
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