Creation of First Inter-species Cat

Betsy L. Dresser and colleagues at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, OH, USA announced the birth of an interspecies cat on February 7, 1989. Continue reading

Invention of Printed Photograph Extant

Joseph-Nicephore Niepce, a French photographer, invented printed photograph extant in February 1827. Continue reading

Invention of photographic Halftone Printing Plate

Frederic Eugene Ives, a photographer at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA created halftone printing plate for reproducing photographs Continue reading

Movie Studio Built On Edison Property

A frame cabin covered with black roofing paper was the first movie studio to be built on Thomas Alva Edison's property Continue reading

First Round the World Non-Stop Flight

A B-50 Superfortress plane, Lucky Lady 11 made the first round the world non-stop flight from Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, TX, on February 26, 1949, piloted by U.S. Captain James Gallagher. Continue reading

Movie Studio Built On Edison Property

A frame cabin covered with black roofing paper was the first movie studio to be built on Thomas Alva Edison's property Continue reading

Origins of St. Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine's Day is a merger of the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, the fertility holiday on February 15, Continue reading

Edison Invents the Phonograph

Thomas Alva Edison secured a U.S. patent on February 19, 1878 in Menlo Park, NJ, USA for the phonograph or speaking machine design which developed from an idea for a telegraph repeater. Continue reading

Worldwide Steamboat Passenger Service

The S.S. President Harrison, Continue reading

First Biplane Airmail Flight

A Humber-Sommer biplane piloted by Henri Becquet flew over 6,000 pieces of mail from Allahabad to Naini Junction, India on February 18, 1911 or a distance of 5 miles (8 kilometres). Continue reading