Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel FRS (/ˈɪzəmˌbɑːd bruːˈnɛl/; 9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered “one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history”, “one of the 19th century engineering giants”, and “one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, [who] changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions”. Continue reading

Transatlantic steamboat service

the SS Great Western and the Sirius, began the transatlantic steamboat service, both of which arrived in New York, NY, USA on April 23, 1838. Continue reading

London to Paris scheduled passenger airplane service

Aircraft Travel and Transport of London, England, inaugurated London to Paris scheduled passenger airplane service on August 25, 1919.
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First French language Radio Station in Canada

In 1922, broadcasting began for CKAC a French language Radio Station out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading

William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Continue reading

An International Commercial Telephone call made between Canada and the United States of America

Finally on July 1st 1881, Canada could call the USA, and thanks goes to National Bell Telephone Company of the State of Maine. Continue reading

Software and Corporation that change the computer world

In 1975, in Seattle, WA, USA, two Americans, William Henry “Bill” Gates III, age 19, and Paul Gardner Allen, age 22, developed a program for the Altair 8800 personal computer to understand software written in the BASIC computer language. Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts Grown Commercially

Brussels Sprouts may have been named as such as they were first cultivated and grown commercially near Brussels, Belgium around 1200s. Continue reading