First Automobile Accident in England

Bridget Driscoll was the first pedestrian on record killed by an automobile driven by Arthur Edsell. Continue reading

Assisted Suicide Law Passed

The assisted suicide law passed by voters in Oregon, USA, in 1994 Continue reading

First Airplane Accident in Virginia

The first airplane accident occurred on September 17, 1908, at Fort Myer, Arlington Heights, VA, USA Continue reading

World AIDS Day

Following the World Summit of Ministries of Health on the Programs for Aids Prevention calling for social tolerance for people with AIDS. Leading to an information exchange on the disease and public awareness. The first World AIDS Day was on December 1, 1988. Continue reading

Epidemic of yellow fever of record

Yellow fever is caused by a mosquito-borne virus, although I’m sure there were many previous epidemics that went unrecorded, the one that made it to rhe recoded history was epidemic of yellow fever in South America in the 16th century. Continue reading

First person killed in a motorcycle accident

On February 11, 1899, George Morgan, an Englishman, became the first person killed in a motorcycle accident, when he suffered a fatal head injury when he was thrown from his motorized tricycle in Exeter, England. Continue reading