Great Britain issued a billion pound Third World Loan in 1917 to pay for World War I expenses following a six week fundraiser. Continue reading
Postage stamps with serrated edges were first issued in Britain in 1854. Continue reading
The Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd., in November 1897 at The Needles on the Isle of Wight, Great Britain, constructed the first permanent wireless installation, under the direction of Guglielmo Marconi. Continue reading
On June 2, 1896, British patent No.12039, for a radio was granted to radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi. Continue reading
Guglielmo Marconi, radio pioneer, set up a radio receiver to pick up news broadcast from his transmitter station on the Isle of Wight. Continue reading
Yuri Nikolaevich Denisyuk (July 27, 1927 in Sochi – May 14, 2006 in Saint Petersburg) a Soviet physicist, one of the founders of optical holography. Continue reading
Unofficially on November 1958 to September 1961, the three nuclear powers, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union held a nuclear weapons testing moratorium. Continue reading
the American radar researchers Emmett Leith and Juris Upatnieks of the University of Michigan, USA, produced a Hologram in 1962, building on theoretical work by British/Hungarian physicist Dennis Gabor, done in 1948.