Australian Senator, Neville Bonner

Neville Bonner was the first aboriginal from the Jagera clan, Continue reading

Discovery of First Horse Riding Bit

Archeologists David W. Anthony and Dorcas Brown of Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, USA Continue reading

Worldwide Computer Ownership in 1990

Worldwide personal computer ownership exceeded 100,000,000 in 1990 or 93% of total computer usage. Continue reading

First Buddhist Text- Patimokkha

Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama drew up a set of monastic rules or chief vinaya text - Patimokkha, Continue reading

First Board Game Found in Iraq

British archeologist Leonard Woolley discovered the Nas board game in Ur, Iraq in 1926. Continue reading

First Synthetic Drug Marketed

German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich developed Salvarsan that attacks Treponema pallidum, Continue reading

First Poker Rule Book

Robert C. Schenck, U.S. minister to Great Britain authored the first poker rule book Continue reading

Orville Wright’s First Powered Flight

Orville Wright flew a motor-powered airplane on December 17, 1903, at Kill Devil Hills, near Kitty Hawk, NC, USA Continue reading

First Silkscreen Printer

Samuel Simon patented a silkscreen press for textiles in Manchester, England in 1907, Continue reading

Iranian Metal Flag

An early metal flag extant affixed to a metal pole capped by an eagle-shaped finial was discovered in Iran dating back to 3000 BCE. Continue reading