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
Get this, Canada was the first country outside the USA, to have a McDonalds. Continue reading
Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading
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.
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