Homo Habilis Fossils Discovered in China

Asian hominids belonged to one of two early human species, Homo habilis or Homo ergaster as per Continue reading

Alexander Bain

Alexander Bain (11 June 1818 – 18 September 1903) was a Scottish philosopher and educationalist in the British school of empiricism and a prominent and innovative figure in the fields of psychology, linguistics, logic, moral philosophy and education reform. Continue reading

Tokamak Opens in Moscow

Soviet nuclear physicist Lev Andreyevich Arzimovich developed the operational Tokamak at the Kurchatov Institute in Moscow in 1963. Continue reading

Cesare Beccaria Calls to Abolish Death Penalty

Cesare Beccaria, an economist and reformer from Milan, Italy called to abolish the death penalty in 1764 as published in Dei delitti e delle pene (Crimes and Punishments). Continue reading

Very Large Array In New Mexico

The Very Large Array radio interferometer located near Socorro, NM, USA, Continue reading

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez was a liberal-democratic reformer who served from 1861 to 1872. Continue reading

First Written Secular Play

Dramatist Henry Medwall wrote the first English secular play Fulgens and Lucrece in 1490, Continue reading

Manetho Chronicled the First Anti-Semitic Libel

Egyptian priest historian Manetho wrote the first Anti-Semitic libel chronicle circa 300 BCE. Continue reading

Greek Design Caryatid Columns

The Treasury of the Cnidians in Delphi, Greece was built circa 550 BCE with Greek design Caryatid columns. Continue reading

Coronary Bypass Operation Streamed Online

Dr. Denton A. Cooley performed the first internet streamed open heart coronary bypass surgery on August 19, 1998 at a hospital in Houston, TX, USA. Continue reading