Roman Cobblers Made Fitted Shoes

Roman cobblers first made pairs of fitted shoes for both feet in the first century BCE. Continue reading

Santorio Santorio Utilized Medical Measuring Instruments

Santorio Santorio, professor of medical theory at the University of Padua, Italy, from 1611 to 1624 utilized precise measuring instruments for medical research. Continue reading

Moon Soil Samples Collected

Soviet lunar probe Luna 16, returned with moon soil samples on September 12, 1970. Continue reading

Ghana Became an Independent Nation

The sub-Saharan African colony Ghana became an independent nation on March 6, 1957 under Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah. Continue reading

Founder of Cynicism Philosophy

Cynic was Antisthenes of Athens, Greece founded the Cynicism philosophy while a Socrates disciple from 445-365 BCE. Continue reading

The Gutenberg Bible First Printed Edition

The Gutenberg Bible was the first printed edition in Latin completed in Mainz, Germany by Johannes Gutenberg. Continue reading

Dog Propelled Carriage

Frenchman, Monsieur Huret invented a three-wheeled carriage propelled by dogs running in treadmills in the rear wheels in 1885. Continue reading

Invention of a Spirit Level

The spirit level was invented by Melchisedech Thevenot in France, in 1660. Continue reading

Dow Jones Surpassed 11,000 Points

The Dow Jones Industrial average surpassed 11,000 points on May 3, 1999 to reach 11,014.69 merely 24 days after passing the 10,000 point mark. Continue reading

Palace of Westminster Had The First Patented Cooling System

Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament in London, England was the first building with a patented cooling system installed in 1834. Continue reading