Yoruba Script Used in Church Missionary Society

The Church Missionary Society, operating in Lagos, Nigeria developed Yoruba writing script in 1875. Continue reading

Fluid Catalytic Cracking Plant Opens

Powdered Catalyst, Louisiana (PCLA) No. 1 opened in Baton Rouge, LA, USA in 1942 as the first petrochemical plant for fluid catalytic cracking. Continue reading

B. F. Goodrich Created Vinyl Shower Curtains

B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company of Akron, OH, USA introduced vinyl shower curtains Continue reading

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin

Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz'mich Zvorykin; July 29 [O.S. July 17] 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian-born American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Continue reading

RCA Patents the Electronic Television System

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, Russian-American electrical engineer invented an electronic television system Continue reading

Don Budge Won Grand Slam Opens

American tennis player, Don Budge named Grand Slam winner in 1938, upon capturing the four singles competition titles at: Continue reading