Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

The treaty Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora on international trade in rare animals was adopted in 1973, Continue reading

William Smellie

William Smellie (5 February 1697 – 5 March 1763) was a Scottish obstetrician and medical instructor who practiced and taught primarily in London. Continue reading

Population Growth Treatise Published

Scottish cleric Robert Wallace published the treatise, Various Prospects of Mankind, Nature, and Providence in 1761, on human population growth. Continue reading

Manicure Set Found in Mesopotamian Tomb

Manicure set containing gold nail care instruments was found in a 4,000 year-old tomb at Tell el-Muqayyar, Iraq or ancient Mesopotamian city of Ur. Continue reading

Sweden Passes Freedom of Speech Law

Sweden passed the first Freedom of Speech law in 1766 Continue reading

Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl (/ˈhɜːrtsəl, ˈhɛərtsəl/; German: [ˈhɛɐtsl̩]; Hebrew: תֵּאוֹדוֹר הֶרְצְל Te'odor Hertsel; Hungarian: Herzl Tivadar; Hebrew name given at his brit milah Binyamin Ze'ev (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין זְאֵב),[2] also known in Hebrew as חוֹזֵה הַמְדִינָה, Chozeh HaMedinah, lit. Continue reading

Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, IPA: [vɐlʲɪnʲˈtʲinə vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvnə tʲɪrʲɪʂˈkovə] (About this soundlisten); born 6 March 1937) is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. Continue reading

Ptolemy Wrote Astronomy Treatise Almagest

Ptolemy an Alexandrian astronomer and mathematician wrote an astronomy treatise, Almagest in 140 CE Continue reading

Christine de Pisan

Christine de Pisan was the first professional female author, as a means to support three children following the death of her courtier husband in 1389. Continue reading

First Lutheran Churches

Martin Luther founded the first German Lutheran churches following the split from the Roman Catholic Church. Continue reading