Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France

Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France, on May 28, 1804. When on December 2, 1804, at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, received the crown from Pope Pius VII during a lavish ceremony. Continue reading

First book on the Dance History

A book was published on the dance history in France by Claude-Francois Menestrier, in 1682. The book was Des ballets anciens et modernes (On Dances Ancient and Modern),
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Heraldic Symbol Worn by an English King

King Richard I, known as Coeur-de-Lion, or Lion-Hearted, came to the throne in 1189 wore a Heraldic symbol. This was his shield displaying three golden lions. Continue reading

Ink was Invented by the Egyptians

Sometime in 2700 BCE, the Egyptians invented ink from carbon soot mixed with gelatin from boiled animal hides, the mixture was formed into sticks of ink and then liquefied in water as needed. Continue reading

3D Molecular Analysis of Vitamin B12

Three-dimensional molecular analysis was done of Vitamin B12 in the form of cyanocobalamin, substance aiding in the development of red blood cells. Continue reading

The First Commercial Vending Machine

Most people thought vending machines were a 19th century thing, but we are all wrong. Continue reading

Creation of liquid Helium

In 1908, Dutch physicist, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes figures out a way to prepare liquid helium while working at the University of Leiden’s Cryogenic Laboratory. Continue reading

The First Magazine

The Erbauliche Monaths-Unterredungen (Edifying Monthly Discussions) was probably the first magazine which appeared in Hamburg, Germany, between 1663 and 1668. Continue reading

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/; Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. Continue reading