Commercially Manufactured Baby Carriages

William Cavendish, the third Duke of Devonshire’s family of Chatsworth, England owned the first baby carriage made in 1733 by William Kent. Continue reading

Abu Bakr was First Islamic Convert

Abu Bakr the father-in-law of Muhammad was Islam’s first convert in 622. Continue reading

First Transoceanic Jetliner Service

British Overseas Airways Corporation offers first transoceanic jetliner service Continue reading

John Jeffries

John Jeffries (5 February 1745 – 16 September 1819) was a Boston physician, scientist, and a military surgeon with the British Army in Nova Scotia and New York during the American Revolution. Continue reading

First Female Golf Tournament

Women's golf tournament was first held at Royal Lytham, England on June 13, 1893. Continue reading

Italy Opens First Christian Pilgrim Hospice

St. Fabiola, a Roman noblewoman founded a Hospice for Christian pilgrims in Porto, Italy in 395, Continue reading

Earliest Shaving Instruments Found in Asia

Earliest shaving implements first appeared in Asia and Africa over 20,000 years ago Continue reading

Magnus Hirschfeld

Magnus Hirschfeld (14 May 1868 – 14 May 1935) was a German physician and sexologist educated primarily in Germany; he based his practice in Berlin-Charlottenburg. Continue reading

Home Refrigerators Marketed in Chicago

First home refrigerators marketed in Chicago, IL, USA, in 1913. Continue reading

First Retail item Priced by Barcode Scanner

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit package of chewing gum was the first retail item priced by a barcode scanner. Continue reading