First President of Djibouti

Hassan Gouled Aptidon was elected to the presidency of Djibouti in 1981 and again in 1987. Continue reading

Susumu Tonegawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1987
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Round the World in a wheelchair

Rick Hanson, a Canadian, paralyzed from waist down, circumnavigated around the world in his wheelchair. Continue reading