Tung Cheehwa Became Hong Kong’s Leader

Chinese shipping magnate Tung Cheehwa won the Hong Kong election Continue reading

Roald Amundsen Explored South Pole

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, Norwegian explorer journeyed from Norway in June 1910 Continue reading

Robert Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s First Executive President

Prime Minister Robert Gabriel Mugabe became Zimbabwe's (formerly Rhodesia) first Executive President on December 31, 1987. Continue reading

Japan Clones Cows

Researcher Yukio Tsunoda of Kinki University in Nara, Japan cloned cow cells on December 8, 1998. Continue reading

Tokyo Displays First Computerized House

Japanese architect Ken Sakamura built the first computerized house of Nishi-Azabu Continue reading

First American Woman to Motorcycle to Argentina

Catharine Rambeau, a 54-year-old grandmother from Michigan, USA was the first woman to motorcycle Continue reading

Self-Sustaining Nuclear Chain Reaction Demonstration

Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi created the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstration on December 2, 1942 Continue reading

Courante English Newspaper Printed in Amsterdam

The first English language newspaper Courante was printed in Amsterdam, Holland, yet covered Italy and Germany. Continue reading

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Treaty

The international treaty “Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” prohibiting racial discrimination was signed by Continue reading

First Cryptographic Decoder

The first cryptographic decoder, Colossus I was built by Alan Mathison Turing, Maxwell H.A. Newman, and T.H. Flowers Continue reading