Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens FRS (/ˈhaɪɡənz, ˈhɔɪ-/ HY-gənz, HOY-; Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣə(n)s]; Latin: Hugenius; 14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer and inventor, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and a major figure in the scientific revolution. Continue reading

Old Brown London Soap

John Atkinson, chemist sold Old Brown London wrapped soap in London, England in 1892. Continue reading

Commercially Sold Frozen Meat

James Harrison introduced frozen meat for commercial sales in Geelong, Australia in 1857 with equipment using gas vapour compression refrigeration system invented by Jacob Perkins and Alexander C. Twining. Continue reading

Roman Cobblers Made Fitted Shoes

Roman cobblers first made pairs of fitted shoes for both feet in the first century BCE. Continue reading

Santorio Santorio Utilized Medical Measuring Instruments

Santorio Santorio, professor of medical theory at the University of Padua, Italy, from 1611 to 1624 utilized precise measuring instruments for medical research. Continue reading

Moon Soil Samples Collected

Soviet lunar probe Luna 16, returned with moon soil samples on September 12, 1970. Continue reading

Ghana Became an Independent Nation

The sub-Saharan African colony Ghana became an independent nation on March 6, 1957 under Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah. Continue reading

Founder of Cynicism Philosophy

Cynic was Antisthenes of Athens, Greece founded the Cynicism philosophy while a Socrates disciple from 445-365 BCE. Continue reading

The Gutenberg Bible First Printed Edition

The Gutenberg Bible was the first printed edition in Latin completed in Mainz, Germany by Johannes Gutenberg. Continue reading

Dog Propelled Carriage

Frenchman, Monsieur Huret invented a three-wheeled carriage propelled by dogs running in treadmills in the rear wheels in 1885. Continue reading