James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

Robot airplane takes off from Canada on a 26 hour non stop flight…

That’s right on August 21st, 1998, a robotic airplane (Aerosonde) nicknamed “Laima” landed at Benbecula Military Range on an island of South Uist, in Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Continue reading

First Westbound Transatlantic Solo Nonstop flight lands in Canada

On August 18th 1932, an English Pilot by the name James A. Mollison landed at Penne field, New Brunswick, Canada Continue reading

Ronald McDonald comes to Canada

Get this, Canada was the first country outside the USA, to have a McDonalds. Continue reading

Eppo Numan, Transatlantic flight

Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading

Undersea cable network between Japan and USA

The first undersea fiberoptic cable network began operation in August 2001, between Japan and USA, this was a joint venture between American and Japanese telecommunications companies, connecting Japan to the U.S. mainland via Hawaii.
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Building Taller 1500 feet

The World Financial Center in Shanghai, China, on its planned completion date in 2001, was to be 1,507 feet (460 meters) high. Continue reading