Archeology Book Published, Nineveh and Its Remains

English archeologist Sir Austen Henry Layard published a book, Nineveh and Its Remains Continue reading

Invention of Slide Ruler

Englishman Robert Bissaker invented the slide ruler in 1654. Continue reading

Ibn Wahb al-Rasibi

ʿAbd Allāh (or ʿAbdullāh) ibn Wahb al-Rāsibī (died 17 July 658 AD) was an early leader of the Khārijites. Of the Bajīla tribe, he was a tābiʿī, one who learned the teachings of Islam directly from a ṣaḥāba (companion) of Muḥammad. Continue reading

Italian Female Fresco Artist

Onorata Rodiani was the first female painter to create frescoes Continue reading

John Newbery

John Newbery (9 July 1713 – 22 December 1767), called "The Father of Children's Literature", was an English publisher of books who first made children's literature a sustainable and profitable part of the literary market. Continue reading

Egyptians Created Toothpaste

Egyptians used toothpaste made of ground pumice stones mixed with wine vinegar circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

First European Settlements in South America

Spanish explorer, Diego de Nicuesa founded the Nombre de Dios European settlement near Panama, South America settlement in 1510, Continue reading

World Croquet Championships

The first World Croquet Championships were held at the Hurlingham Club in London, England in 1989. Continue reading

Egyptian Combined Royalty Crowns

Upon the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by Pharaoh Menes, the two crowns were combined both elements into a single crown in 3100 BCE. Continue reading

British Gentleman’s Club

Traditional Gentleman’s Club opens in London, England in 1413 known as La Court de Bonne Compagnie. Continue reading