The First Airplane Parachute Jump

U.S. Army captain Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from a Benoist Pusher plane piloted by Antony Jannus on March 1, 1912 at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO, USA. Continue reading

Invention of the Power Loom

Edmund Cartwright, English clergyman and inventor developed the power loom in 1784 and patented the idea in 1785. Continue reading

Galileo Invented the Thermometer

Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist and astronomer invented the thermometer in 1592. Continue reading

First Manufactured Female Condom

Female Health Company, of Chicago, IL, USA manufactured Reality, the first female worn condom that was sold in a soft plastic pouch, in 1993. Continue reading

Occupational Medicine Treatise

Treatise on occupational medicine, De Morbis Artificum Diatriba (Diseases of Workers), published in 1700. Continue reading

World Population Exceed 4 Billion

The world’s population exceeded 4 billion in 1974. Continue reading

Founding of the Muslim Navy

Abd Allah ibn Sa'd ibn Abi Sarh, the governor of southern Egypt, founded the Muslim navy. Continue reading

First Automobile Club Founded

The Automobile Club de France was founded in Paris in 1895. Continue reading

French Poetry of Arthurian Legends

Robert de Boron, a French poet composed French language verses in 1200 about Joseph d'Arimathie and Merlin. Continue reading

Egypt Production Candy Confections

Egyptians produced candy confections of fruit, nuts, spices, and honey in 1000 BCE. Continue reading