Speke Discovered the White Nile

Scottish explorer John Harming Speke found the source of the White Nile in 1858. Continue reading

International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet was proposed by the Danish linguist Otto Jespersen and developed by Paul Passy in 1895. Continue reading

Prophet Zarathushtra

Prophet Zarathushtra was an Iranian religious reformer of Zoroastrianism. Continue reading

ARPANET Data Link Went Into Service

The first ARPANET link was put into service on November 21, 1969. Continue reading

Quaker Meetings Held in Leicestershire

Quaker meetings were held by Seekers members, a Puritan Separatist group who gathered to hear the preaching of George Fox Continue reading