Superman Comic Book Published

Jerry Siegel and artist Joseph Shuster, were American high school students in Cleveland, OH, USA Continue reading

African Slave Refuge Founded in Sierra Leone

African refuge for former slaves was Freetown, Sierra Leone, founded in 1787 by the English social activist Granville Sharp, who had helped to bring about the abolition of slavery in Britain in 1772. Continue reading

Astronaut Dr. Anna L. Fisher

American astronaut, Dr. Anna L. Fisher was a mother and crew of the U.S. space shuttle Discovery mission Continue reading

The Terms Messiah and Christians Originated From Hebrew

Early Christians living in Jerusalem in 33 CE were persuaded that the preacher and reformer known as Yeshua, or Yehoshua, had returned from the dead Continue reading

Francina Blankers-Koen Won Four Gold Medals at Olympics

Female track and field athlete, Francina Blankers-Koen of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, England. Continue reading

U.S. Government Developed Insecticide Spray

Two U.S. government research chemists, Lyle D. Goodhue and W.N. Sullivan developed insecticide spray in 1941. Continue reading

Catopithecus Was Apes First Ancestor

Catopithecus, a lemur-like animal is believed to be the ancient ancestor of apes, monkeys, and humans, which lived in northern Africa approximately 36 million years ago. Continue reading

Germans Discovered Continental Drift in 1912

Alfred Lothar Wegener, a German meteorologist, geophysicist, and Arctic explorer presented theoretical evidence of the continental drift in 1912. Continue reading

Tung Cheehwa Became Hong Kong’s Leader

Chinese shipping magnate Tung Cheehwa won the Hong Kong election Continue reading

Extinction of the Bluebuck Antelope

Humans exterminated the largest mammal the Bluebuck (Hippotragus leucophoeus), a species of southern African antelope. Continue reading