First World Chess Champion

London in 1886, the Austrian grandmaster, Wilhelm Steinitz, became the first player to earn the official title of "World Chess Champion" as he defeated Johannes Zukertort. Continue reading

First Nation to abolish capital punishment

Austria, in a statute of 1787, became the first Nation to abolish capital punishment. Continue reading

Blood types Discovered

Karl Landsteiner in 1901, described blood types A, B and O, fist shooing the differences due to distinctive antigens carried by red blood cells. Continue reading

Baroness Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner , first woman to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First Woman presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1905 Continue reading

Florist begin cultivation of Flowers

The first to be cultivated was the Tulip in 1554. as the story goes, Tulips were imported into Europe. Continue reading