Silver Amalgam Fillings Invented in France

Thomas W. Evans, an American dentist developed silver amalgam tooth fillings while in France during 1845. Continue reading

Victoria Park in England

Victoria Park opened in London, England in 1845 as a municipal recreation park. Continue reading

First News Service Sent by Telegraph

Agence Havas of Paris, France established a wire news service that sent an item by telegraph in 1845. Continue reading

First Photograph of the Sun

In 1845, Jean-Bernard-Leon Foucault, a French physicist and inventor, took a photograph of the sun. Continue reading

Jean-Eugène Robert – AKA Robert-Houdin

Master of magic Robert-Houdin was born Jean-Eugène Robert in Blois, France, on 7 December 1805—a day after his autobiography said he was. Continue reading

Magician to use electricity in his act

Beginning in 1845, Jean-Eugene Robert-Houdin (Magician) of Blois, France started using electricity in his act, preforming in Paris theatres, baffling audiences with brilliant sleight-of-hand tricks. Continue reading