Plague of Antoninus Epidemic Spreads Across Europe

The worst European smallpox epidemic was the Plague of Antoninus Continue reading

Ancient Persian King Built First Mausoleum Tomb

Persian satrap King Mausolus of Caria, Turkey completed the first mausoleum tomb in 354 BCE. Continue reading

Ancient Persian King Built First Mausoleum Tomb

Persian satrap King Mausolus of Caria, Turkey completed the first mausoleum tomb in 354 BCE. Continue reading

First Automobile Accident in England

Bridget Driscoll was the first pedestrian on record killed by an automobile driven by Arthur Edsell. Continue reading

Assisted Suicide Law Passed

The assisted suicide law passed by voters in Oregon, USA, in 1994 Continue reading

First Airplane Accident in Virginia

The first airplane accident occurred on September 17, 1908, at Fort Myer, Arlington Heights, VA, USA Continue reading

Bangladesh Cyclone Kills One Million People

A huge cyclone pounded Bangladesh, East Pakistan on November 13, 1970 Continue reading

Landslide Kills More Than 1,000 People

On September 4, 1618, a total of 2,240 villagers in Chiavenna, Italy, were buried alive by a Landslide. Continue reading

Record Storm Hits Bengal in 1737

Recorded storm kills more than 100,000 people in the province of Bengal, India on October 7, 1737. Continue reading

World AIDS Day

Following the World Summit of Ministries of Health on the Programs for Aids Prevention calling for social tolerance for people with AIDS. Leading to an information exchange on the disease and public awareness. The first World AIDS Day was on December 1, 1988. Continue reading