First Transatlantic Jet Flight from Michigan to England

Colonel David Carl Schilling, U.S. 56th Fighter Group commanded the first transatlantic eastward jet flight Continue reading

Advanced Atomic Theory

Greek philosopher Leucippus of Miletus of Turkey, proposed the first atomic theory back in 500 BCE, Continue reading

First Periodic Table

English chemist and physicist John Dalton constructed the periodic table in 1803. Continue reading

The Ladies Mercury Published an Advice Column

The first advice column appeared in the premiere issue of the women’s magazine The Ladies’s Mercury, on June 27, 1693 Continue reading

Extraordinary Facts Relating to the Vision of Colours

English chemist John Dalton published his findings on color blindness in Extraordinary Facts Relating to the Vision of Colours, in 1794. Continue reading

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at Oxford University, in Oxford, England was the first public museum of art, archeology, and natural history. Continue reading

First World Heavyweight Boxing Championship

The first World Heavyweight Boxing championship was held on April 17, 1860, at Farnborough, Hampshire, England. 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

Bickford Invents the Safety Fuse

Englishman, William Bickford invented the safety fuse in 1831. Continue reading

Treatise on Computer Theory

English mathematician and computing pioneer Alan Mathison Turing published the computer theory, On Computable Numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem in 1937. Continue reading