Astronaut Dr. Anna L. Fisher

American astronaut, Dr. Anna L. Fisher was a mother and crew of the U.S. space shuttle Discovery mission Continue reading

Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA Coupe Had Rotary Engine

The Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA coupe was introduced in 1967 with a rotary engine Continue reading

British Scientific Paper Used the Term Dinosaur

Proceedings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, a scientific paper first used the scientific term dinosaur in 1841 Continue reading

Homo Habilis Fossils Discovered in China

Asian hominids belonged to one of two early human species, Homo habilis or Homo ergaster as per Continue reading

First National Geographic Issue with Holographic Cover

The National Geographic magazine published a hologram on the March 1984 edition cover Continue reading

Sony Watchman TV

Sony KK of Japan introduced the Watchman in 1984, Continue reading

Olympic Gold Medal Awarded to Female Hurdler

Moroccan hurdler, Nawal El Moutawakel was the first black African woman athlete to win an Olympic gold medal Continue reading

Connie Carpenter Phinney

Connie Carpenter-Phinney (born February 26, 1957 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American retired racing cyclist and speed skater who won four medals in World Cycling Championship competitions (both road and track cycling) in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Continue reading

A woman to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games

Connie Carpenter Phinney, an an American, competed as a speed skater in the 1972 Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan and also competed in the women’s individual bicycling road race event and won in the 1984 Summer Games, held in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Continue reading

Space the final frontier, Canadians in space

Marc Garneau of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada was the first Canadian astronaut in space. Continue reading