Denton A Cooley

In the 1950s Cooley returned to Houston to become associate professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and to work at its affiliate institution, The Methodist Hospital. During the 1950s, Cooley began working with American cardiac surgeon, scientist, and medical educator Michael E. DeBakey. Continue reading

First Artificial Heart Transplant

American surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley implanted the world's first entirely artificial heart into Haskell Karp, age 47, from Skokie, IL Continue reading

Robin Knox-Johnston’s Solo Non-Stop Voyage Around the World

The British yachtsman, Robin Knox-Johnston started his solo voyage on April 22, 1969. Continue reading

Yuri Denisyuk

Yuri Nikolaevich Denisyuk (July 27, 1927 in Sochi – May 14, 2006 in Saint Petersburg) a Soviet physicist, one of the founders of optical holography. Continue reading

Ragnar Frisch and Jan Tinbergen, first persons to receive Nobel Prize in Economics

First persons presented with the Nobel Prize in Economics was in 1969
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Russian Art Professor Creates Holograms

In 1969, an art professor in the Soviet Union, by the name of Uri N. Denisyuk, wanted to provide a full record of things. Continue reading

Canadian patent issues for Spreadsheet Program

LANPAR was the first spreadsheet program for manipulating matrices of numbers, created by Canadian programmers, RenÈ Pardo and Remy Landau, in 1969/1970 while working at LANPAR Ltd. Continue reading