Modern university in the Caribbean

The University of the West Indies, is a modern university in the Caribbean, founded in Jamaica in 1949. Continue reading

Thomas Cup in badminton

The Thomas Cup, is the world trophy in badminton, it was donated in 1939 by George Thomas, the president of the International Badminton Federation at the time. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa

He was born as Hideki Ogawa in Tokyo and grew up in Kyoto with two older brothers, two older sisters, and two younger brothers. Continue reading

Rocket to reach outer space was a two-stage rocket

German V-2 captured by American forces during World War II, Studied by a team of German and American scientists under Dr. Wernher von Braun. Continue reading

Jackie Robertson, First Black Baseball Player

One year before the USA, Canada started a racial integration into professional baseball, which up to 1946 had always been a white man's sport. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1949

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Farmer’s Almanac Discovered in 1949

In 1949 there was a discovery of a Farmers' Almanac in the Sumerian city of Nippur (modern day Niffer, Iraq). Continue reading