Sunflowers Cultivated in United States of America

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Luis F. Leloir, first Latin American to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Latin American presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1970.
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Canada hosts a Land Mine Treaty

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International Sensation, Sarah Bernhardt

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Believe it or not there is a Bullfighting school

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The first of four voyages under the command of Columbus

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First Firefighting equipment was a large syringes

Firefighting in one form or another has been round for over 2000 years… A rich history for those who wish to learn more about firefighting.
Firefighting in Alexandria, Egypt, circa 100 BCE, was in the form of large, water-filled syringes.

Date:
      100 BCE
Location:
      Alexandria, Egypt


Additional Information:

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    In the centuries gone by fire has been looked upon by some peoples as a god, to be worshipped. Destructive conflagrations have been accepted as the angry expression of a deity.
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The Nisga’a have a Tribal State with in Canada

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Internet hosts exceeded 1,000,000

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Ragnar Frisch and Jan Tinbergen, first persons to receive Nobel Prize in Economics

First persons presented with the Nobel Prize in Economics was in 1969
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