Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/; Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. Continue reading

First Woman Glider Pilot

On December 5, 1909, Florence Taylor of Australia made a short flight at Narrabeen Beach in New South Wales. Continue reading

Radiotelegraph message from Great Britain to Australia

In 1918 from a long-wave station in Caernarvon, Wales, operated by the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, sent a Radiotelegraph message from Great Britain to a second station in Australia. Continue reading

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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