First time land set aside for a National park

What is now Royal National Park, Australia, the land was set aside in 1879. Continue reading

Commonwealth Games in Canada

The Commonwealth Games (originally called British Empire Games) were held here in Canada in 1930 in the City of Hamilton, Ontario. Continue reading

3 Billion Year Old Fossil Oil Discovered

The findings of this 3 Billion Year Old Fossil Oil was published in the scientific journal "Nature" on October 28th, 1998. Continue reading

John Warcup Cornforth, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1975.
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Solo Sailing Journey Around-the-World

Captain Joshua Slocum, a Canadian Mariner, sailed Around-the-World on The Spray, a restored fishing sloop in 1895. Continue reading

Digital Chart of the World

The Digital Chart of the World was started in 1992 and released in 2006 was a cooperative effort between cartography organizations in Canada, United States, Australia and Great Britain. Continue reading

Howard Walter Florey, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1945
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William Lawrence Bragg, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1915
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First Prime Minister of Australia

Once Australia became part of the commonwealth, Edmund Barton, leader of the Australian federal movement became Prime Minister in 1900 and served until 1903. Continue reading

Ronald McDonald comes to Canada

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