Terrorist Airline Bomb Attack Over Japan

The first terrorist bomb attack occurred on the Pan American World Airways airliner traveling from Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on August 12, 1982. Continue reading

First International Terrorist Organization To Use Skyjacking

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine was the first international terrorist organization Continue reading

Cathay Pacific Airline Flight Hijacked

The first airplane hijacking occurred en route from Macao, China, to Hong Kong during a Cathay Pacific Airways flight Continue reading

Probation system for criminals

This was the first such system in the world. Boston, MA, USA, in 1878, legally established a probation system for criminals as a judicial policy. Continue reading

First Country to Abolish the Death Penalty

New Zealand, an English-speaking country in 1936 was the first to abolish the death penalty. Continue reading

First Nation to abolish capital punishment

Austria, in a statute of 1787, became the first Nation to abolish capital punishment. Continue reading

John Howard

Howard was born in North London, either in Hackney or Enfield.[1] His father, also John, was a wealthy upholsterer at Smithfield Market in the city. Continue reading

Prison reformer of note

English philanthropist John Howard, when he becoming high sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1773, he toured the local jail. Continue reading

Organized Police Force … around for over 2000 years

Believe it or not, but Organized Police Forces have been around for over 2000 years, circa 6 CE. Continue reading

First Fingerprint Bureau…

Fingerprint Branch of Scotland Yard was founded by Edward Henry in 1901, he developed an identification process based on the thumbprint. Continue reading