Georges Méliès

Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès (/meɪˈljɛs/; French: [meljɛs]; 8 December 1861 – 21 January 1938), was a French illusionist and film director who led many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. Méliès was well-known for the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted colour. Continue reading

Soviet Telegraph News Agency Goes Live

Communist Soviet news agency TASS or Telegraf Node Agentstvo Sovetskogo Soyuza was formed in 1925 Continue reading

Herophilus Times First Human Pulse

Greek physician Herophilus, founder of anatomy science timed the pulse using a water clock Continue reading

Wool Clothing Discovered in Ancient Turkey

Remnants of wool clothing made of animal fibre were found at the mound of catalhoyuk in Turkey, Continue reading

Wilkinson Produced a Reaming Machine

John Wilkinson, an English master machinist invented a reaming machine in 1775, Continue reading

Archeologist Develops Modern Stratigraphy

Alfred Vincent Kidder, an American archeologist conducted an archeological study at Pecos, NM, USA between 1915 and 1929 Continue reading

Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi (Italian: [enˈriːko ˈfermi]; 29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) was an Italian–American physicist and the creator of the world's first nuclear reactor, the Chicago Pile-1. He has been called the "architect of the nuclear age" and the "architect of the atomic bomb". Continue reading

Gandhi Protests in South Africa

Indian-born lawyer, Mohandas K. Gandhi lead nonviolent acts of civil disobedience of international significance or satyagraha (Hindi for "truth force") Continue reading

Scientists Cloned Dolly the Sheep

The first cloned mammal, Dolly the ewe was born on July 1996 at the Roslin Research Institute, in Roslin, Scotland Continue reading

Ancient Egyptians Go on Strike

First recorded workers strike took place in Thebes, Egypt in 1700 BCE Continue reading