Jones International University Accredited

Jones International University, headquartered in Englewood, CO, USA received accreditation as an internet university on March 5, 1999 Continue reading

Long Distance Learning Begins in England

Open University, headquartered in Milton Keynes, England opened in 1971 Continue reading

Dow Jones Surpassed 11,000 Points

The Dow Jones Industrial average surpassed 11,000 points on May 3, 1999 to reach 11,014.69 merely 24 days after passing the 10,000 point mark. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 6 Billion

That right folks, as of the year 1999, the world’s population exceeds 6 billion. Continue reading

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois (he later lived for many years in the suburb of Oak Park), the fourth son of Major George Tyler Burroughs (1833–1913), a businessman and Civil War veteran, and his wife, Mary Evaline (Zieger) Burroughs (1840–1920). Continue reading

Tarzan major motion picture… Totally Digital

Tarzan first major motion picture to have be produced and exhibited entirely with digital technology produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Continue reading

William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Continue reading

Newly created Nunavut gets a Premier

Nunavut, a semi-autonomous, one of three northern territories of Canada. Continue reading

Fuel Cells for Cars Invented in Canada

Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, invented a fuel cell that was practical and was used in the manufacture of a fuel cell car made by Daimler Chrysler. Continue reading

Cryogenics Outlawed in British Columbia, Canada

We have all seen it in movies, freeze the dead and hope in the future they can thaw and cure what ails them. Continue reading