Germans Discovered Continental Drift in 1912

Alfred Lothar Wegener, a German meteorologist, geophysicist, and Arctic explorer presented theoretical evidence of the continental drift in 1912. Continue reading

First Amphibious Aircraft Built

Grover Cleveland Loening, a German-American engineer designed and built the first amphibious aircraft in 1912, USA. Continue reading

Antony Jannus

Antony Habersack Jannus, more familiarly known as Tony Jannus (July 22, 1889 – October 12, 1916), was an early American pilot whose aerial exploits were widely publicized in aviation's pre-World War I period. Continue reading

The First Airplane Parachute Jump

U.S. Army captain Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from a Benoist Pusher plane piloted by Antony Jannus on March 1, 1912 at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO, USA. Continue reading

Alexis Carrel, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1912
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Brassiere before the Modern Bra

Roman women of the 1st Century wore Mamillare (Brassiere) long before the modern bra, which was created in 1912 by a Parisian Designer by the name of Madame Cadolle. Continue reading