Plague of Antoninus Epidemic Spreads Across Europe

The worst European smallpox epidemic was the Plague of Antoninus Continue reading

Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading

Marc Sautet Organized Philosophy Cafés

Philosopher, Marc Sautet organized regular philosophy discussion groups at the philosophy café or Café des Phares Continue reading

Paul Berg Developed DNA Gene Splicing

Paul Berg, molecular biologist performed the first DNA gene splicing at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA in 1973. Continue reading

ARPANET Sends the First Electronic Mail Message

The second ARPANET email message using the @ ("at") sign was sent by computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson at BBN Technologies Continue reading

Nadia Comaneci Achieves Perfect Score at Olympic Games

Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci was awarded seven perfect 10.00 scores, Continue reading

John Wilkinson

John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728 – 14 July 1808) was an English industrialist who pioneered the manufacture of cast iron and the use of cast-iron goods during the Industrial Revolution. Continue reading

Dolly Gives Birth to Bonnie The Sheep

Dolly, the first cloned sheep gave birth to a female lamb, Bonnie Continue reading

Mary Anning

Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in the county of Dorset in Southwest England. Continue reading

First American Woman to Motorcycle to Argentina

Catharine Rambeau, a 54-year-old grandmother from Michigan, USA was the first woman to motorcycle Continue reading