Electrically Lit Store

incandescent Swan lamps were installed in a draper’s shop in 1882, at Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Continue reading

The First international Advertising Agency

The Australian advertising agency of Gordon and Gotch, founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1855. Continue reading

Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi (Italian: [fiˈlippo brunelˈleski]; 1377 – April 15, 1446) was an Italian designer and a key figure in architecture, recognized to be the first modern engineer, planner and sole construction supervisor. He was one of the founding fathers of the Renaissance. Continue reading

Patent Issued for River Barge

In 1421, Filippo Brunelleschi, an architect from Florence Italy was granted a patent granting him a three-year manufacturing monopoly on his design for a river barge outfitted with a heavy-duty hoist. Continue reading

The First Shopping Mall

The first shopping mall was built in Paris, France in 1790. Continue reading

King Edward I of England

Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307. Before his accession to the throne, he was commonly referred to as The Lord Edward. Continue reading

St-Odoric de Pordenone

Odoric of Pordenone, OFM (1286–1331), also known as Odorico Mattiussi or Mattiuzzi, was an Italian late-medieval Franciscan friar and missionary explorer. Continue reading

Professional Caterers

St. Odoric de Pordenone observed around 1300 while visiting a Franciscan friar in Zhengzhou, China. Continue reading

First Fast-food Outlets

Long before Burger King, Tim Hortons and similar outlets, their existed fast food outlets in the early 14th century. Continue reading

Shipping tax based on tonnage

All governments whether Monarchy, Patriarchy, Communist, or Democracy Require money to operate, such as it’s citizens’ taxes. New taxes are levied when funds are low. Continue reading