Pope Gregory IX

Pope Gregory IX (Latin: Gregorius IX; born Ugolino di Conti; c. 1145 or before 1170 – 22 August 1241) was Pope from 19 March 1227 to his death in 1241. Continue reading

Charles Burton Manufacturers the Pram

Charles Burton invented the first modern perambulator or ‘pram’ in New York, NY USA in 1848 Continue reading

First School for Mirror Artisans

The first school for mirror artisans is opened in Greece in 328 BCE training in metal polishing techniques using sand. Continue reading

Machinist Invents a Micrometer

Henry Maudslay, British machinist built a micrometer at his London, England workshop in 1800 Continue reading

First Screw Threading Lathe

Henry Maudslay, founder of Maudslay & Company invented the screw-threading lathe in London, England in 1797. Continue reading

The Invention of Nitroglycerin

Italian chemist Ascanio Sobrero developed nitroglycerin, Continue reading

Bic Disposable Razors

Bic Company of France marketed the first disposable razor worldwide in 1975. Continue reading

Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston FRS (1 September 1877 – 20 November 1945) was an English chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule. Continue reading

French Publication Recommends Condom Usage

The publication L'Escole des Filles, from Paris, France recommended condom usage Continue reading

First Bat Mitzvah Ceremony

The first bat mitzvah ceremony was celebrated by Judith Kaplan Eisenstein, Continue reading