Archeological Discoveries in Mesopotamia

Archeologists Paul-Emile Botta and Austen Henry Layard led two excavations in Mesopotamia, Iraq to find the ancient city of Nineveh. Continue reading

Sony Watchman TV

Sony KK of Japan introduced the Watchman in 1984, Continue reading

First Islamic Sectarian Controversy

The first Islamic sectarian controversy arose during the Muslim civil war following the assassination of third caliph, Uthman ibn Affan in 656 leading to the Battle of Siffin in 657 in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading

Costa Rican Democratic Elections

Jose Joaquin Rodriguez was elected president during Costa Rica’s first free, democratic election of 1890. Continue reading

Swedish Bank Notes

Riksbank of Stockholm, Sweden issued bank notes in 1658. Continue reading

Egyptians Used Shampoo

Egyptians used shampoo of diluted citrus juice about 2500 BCE. Continue reading

Henry Maudslay

Henry Maudslay (pronunciation and spelling) (22 August 1771 – 14 February 1831) was an English machine tool innovator, tool and die maker, and inventor. Continue reading

British Invent Fire Extinguisher

British inventor, George Manby invented the fire extinguisher using compressed air to propel water in 1816. Continue reading

John Calvin

John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/;[1] French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. Continue reading

Egyptian Held Wrestling Matches

Egyptians and Babylonians held wrestling matches as per pictorial evidence dating from 3000 BC, Continue reading