Sail Across-the-ocean race

Across-the-ocean race was held in 1866 from Sandy Hook, CT, USA, to Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, with the sponsorship of the New York Yacht Club. Continue reading

An Unsinkable Boat was Patented

In 1785, a Coach Builder (horse drawn carriages) in London, England, by the name of Lionel Lukin, patented his unsinkable boat. Continue reading

Recipes to be tested before being published in Beeton’s Book of Household Management

Beeton's Book of Household Management, received recipes after recipes, Continue reading

Patent for a Steam Forge Hammer

Inventor James Nasmyth of Manchester, England, applied for a patent (in 1842) for a Steam Forge Hammer. As they say "Inventions / innovations are born out of nessecity"… Continue reading

The Cast Iron Plow

After obtained the patent in 1785, the English inventor Robert Ransome, Continue reading

War correspondent by telegraph

During the Crimean War, (in what is now part of Ukraine), from 1853 to 1856, William Howard Russell, a reporter for The Times of London, was conducting War correspondent by telegraph from a combat zone. Continue reading

James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

The First Dentistry Textbook

The text book was called "The Operator for the Teeth", published in England in 1685, by Charles Allen. Continue reading

First Fingerprint Bureau…

Fingerprint Branch of Scotland Yard was founded by Edward Henry in 1901, he developed an identification process based on the thumbprint. Continue reading

First Woman Athlete to win an Olympic Medal

Charlotte Cooper was an English tennis champion who won the woman's singles lawn tennis competition at the 1900 Olympic Games. Continue reading