A Museum for Laughs in Canada

A museum of humour was opened on April 1st, 1993 called Un Nouveau Muse... Pour Rire or "a new Museum for Laughs" in English. Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading

Businessman worth US$100 billion

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, chairman and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation, (a software development company) in Redmond, WA, USA, worth slightly more than US$100 billion in April 1999, according to the international business magazine Forbes Global. Continue reading

1 billion bits of data per square inch

In April 1996 an American computer company IBM (International Business Machines) of Armonk, NY, USA, introduced a disk drive that could hold / store 1 billion bits of data per square. Continue reading

Aye-Aye Born in Captivity

A 5-ounce aye-aye infant was delivered on April 6, 1992, at Duke University in Durham, NC, USA. Continue reading

The First Miss World Contest

The Miss World contest was held at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, England, on April 19, 1951. Continue reading

Theater Movie Exhibition at Koster & Bial’s Music Hall

Koster and Bial's Music Hall located at 34th Street, New York, NY, USA, held a movie exhibition on April 23, 1896 to a paying audience. Continue reading

Colombia President, Francisco de Paula Santander

President Colombia, Francisco de Paula Santander a confederate and opponent of Simon Bolivar who fought to liberate Colombia (New Granada) from Spanish rule. Continue reading

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

Dolly Gives Birth to Bonnie The Sheep

Dolly, the first cloned sheep gave birth to a female lamb, Bonnie Continue reading