The Pocket was German King’s Innovation

The German King and Holy Roman Emperor Henry II (973-1024), is the inventor of the pocket, and wore one made of silk brocade, on his white silk tunic.
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Mercury a Superconductor?

In 1911, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist and Director at the University of Leiden’s Cryogenic Laboratory, discovered that if you cool mercury Continue reading

Army Newspaper for Soldiers in the Field

United States troops during the Mexican War could receive a newspaper called, The American Flag. Continue reading

First Patented Steam Engine

The steam engine was first patented in 1698 by Thomas Savery, a British military engineer from Devon, England. Continue reading

Nahuatl Grammar

In 1547, Andres de Olmo published Nahuatl grammar in Mexico. Continue reading

Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France

Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France, on May 28, 1804. When on December 2, 1804, at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, received the crown from Pope Pius VII during a lavish ceremony. Continue reading

First book on the Dance History

A book was published on the dance history in France by Claude-Francois Menestrier, in 1682. The book was Des ballets anciens et modernes (On Dances Ancient and Modern),
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Heraldic Symbol Worn by an English King

King Richard I, known as Coeur-de-Lion, or Lion-Hearted, came to the throne in 1189 wore a Heraldic symbol. This was his shield displaying three golden lions. Continue reading

Ink was Invented by the Egyptians

Sometime in 2700 BCE, the Egyptians invented ink from carbon soot mixed with gelatin from boiled animal hides, the mixture was formed into sticks of ink and then liquefied in water as needed. Continue reading

3D Molecular Analysis of Vitamin B12

Three-dimensional molecular analysis was done of Vitamin B12 in the form of cyanocobalamin, substance aiding in the development of red blood cells. Continue reading