The Daily Mirror Newspaper

The Daily Mirror Newspaper was published in London, England by press baron Alfred Harmsworth (Lord Northcliffe) Continue reading

Gjoa Sailed Through The Northwest Passage

Norwegian explorer, Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen commanded the 47-ton sloop Gjoa with a six-man crew Continue reading

Orville Wright’s First Powered Flight

Orville Wright flew a motor-powered airplane on December 17, 1903, at Kill Devil Hills, near Kitty Hawk, NC, USA Continue reading

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Title: Samuel Pierpont Langley

Samuel Pierpont Langley (August 22, 1834 – February 27, 1906) was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and aviation pioneer. Continue reading

American Built Radial Aviation Engine

American engineers, Charles Matthews Manly and Stephen Marius Balzer built the radial aviation engine in 1903. Continue reading

Postage Meter Manufactured in Norway

Karl Uchermann of Oslo, Norway invented the postage meter, which were adopted by the Norwegian Postal Service in 1903. Continue reading

Panama’s First Constitutional President

Manuel Amador Guerrero became the first Constitutional President of Panama following their Panamanian independence from Colombia in 1903. Continue reading

First national speed limit

In England during the 1903, the speed limit was set to 20 miles (32 kilometres) per hour. Continue reading

Canadian Northwest Passage Expedition will be by Sail

In 1903-05 a crew of six brave men, commanded by Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, a Norwegian Polar Explorer, at sail on a 47 ton Sloop named Gjoa. Continue reading

Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie (/ˈkjʊri, kjʊˈriː/;[2] French: [kyʁi]; Polish: [kʲiˈri]; 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934), born Maria Salomea Skłodowska ([ˈmarja salɔˈmɛa skwɔˈdɔfska]), was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. Continue reading