The Daily Mirror Newspaper

The Daily Mirror Newspaper was published in London, England by press baron Alfred Harmsworth (Lord Northcliffe) Continue reading

The First Miss World Contest

The Miss World contest was held at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, England, on April 19, 1951. Continue reading

Dictionary of Chemistry Was Published

William Nicholson, English chemist and inventor completed the Dictionary of Chemistry in 1795, Continue reading

De Moleyns Patented the Incandescent Lamp

Frederick de Moleyns patented the incandescent lamp in 1841. Continue reading

First Manned Glider Flight

The first manned glider flight took place in Wiltshire, England, in 1005 and chronicled by William of Malmesbury. Continue reading

Jet Aircraft Engine Afterburner Invented

Rolls-Royce Limited of Derby, Derbyshire, England developed a jet aircraft engine afterburner in 1945. Continue reading

British Scientific Paper Used the Term Dinosaur

Proceedings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, a scientific paper first used the scientific term dinosaur in 1841 Continue reading

Supersonic Concorde Jet Crossed The Atlantic

Two Concorde supersonic jets flew across the Atlantic Ocean on May 24, 1976 from both Paris, France and London, England arriving at Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC, USA. Continue reading

Invention of Hydraulic Mortar

English civil engineer John Smeaton formulated the hydraulic mortar while experimenting with underwater mortar mixtures in 1756, Continue reading

Commercial Atmospheric-Pressure Piston Steam Engine

Thomas Newcomen built the atmospheric-pressure piston engine that superseded Thomas Savery’s engine. Continue reading