Virginia Eshelman Johnson

Virginia E. Johnson, born Mary Virginia Eshelman (February 11, 1925 – July 24, 2013), was an American sexologist, best known as a member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team. Continue reading

William Howell Masters

William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) was an American gynecologist, best known as the senior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team. Continue reading

Venter Completes DNA Sequencing

Craig Venter at the Institute for Genomic Research in Gaithersburg, MD, USA created a complete DNA sequencing of a free-living organism in May 1997. Continue reading

First Alkaline Dry Cell Battery

American inventor, Thomas Alva Edison developed the alkaline dry cell battery in West Orange, NJ, USA in 1914. Continue reading

Robert Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s First Executive President

Prime Minister Robert Gabriel Mugabe became Zimbabwe's (formerly Rhodesia) first Executive President on December 31, 1987. Continue reading

Egyptian Made Faience

Egyptians created the first synthetic material, faience in large quantities as a substitute for the blue stone, lapis lazuli. Continue reading

Pioneer 10 Probe Carried First Extraterrestrial Message

American planetary probe, Pioneer 10 carried the first extraterrestrial message to be read by living beings in the universe was launched Continue reading

Supersonic Concorde Jet Crossed The Atlantic

Two Concorde supersonic jets flew across the Atlantic Ocean on May 24, 1976 from both Paris, France and London, England arriving at Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC, USA. Continue reading

China Prints Astronomical Charts

Su Sung in China drew astronomical charts in 1064 following his commission by the Council of Kaifeng, Continue reading

International Postal Congress Held in Switzerland

International postal congress met on September 15, 1874, in Bern, Switzerland attended by 22 state representatives Continue reading