Muslim Abbasid caliph al-Mutawakkil imposed a decree in Babylonia, Iraq about year 850, Continue reading
English archeologist Sir Austen Henry Layard published a book, Nineveh and Its Remains Continue reading
Pope Gregory IX instituted the Papal Inquisition in 1231, to eradicate the Cathari and Waldensians heretics living in Italy and France. Continue reading
The town of Dijon, France introduced their unique flavored dijon mustard in 1200. Continue reading
Moroccan hurdler, Nawal El Moutawakel was the first black African woman athlete to win an Olympic gold medal Continue reading
In 1687, a French glass artisan, by the name of Bernard Perrot patented a technique of rolling out smooth planes of glass, and created the first glass mirrors free of distortion.
Santorio Santorio adapted the clinical thermometer based on Galileo Galilei’s design in 1612. Continue reading
In the city of Brescia, Italy, in 1769, An Explosion occurred killing more than 3,000 people. Continue reading