Sao Paulo Modern Art Week

The first Modern Art Festival in South America was Sao Paulo Modern Art Week, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in February 1922. Continue reading

Christopher Columbus saved by an eclipse

In 1503 during his fourth voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus and his men were stranded for months on the island of Santo Domingo (now Hispaniola, divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic) due to the shipped being disabled by shipworms. Continue reading

To Control Yellow Fever, Mosquito-eradication

In 1901 Mosquito-eradication was conducted by the U.S. Army Engineers, in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War. Yellow Fever ran ramped and ravaged the Troops. Continue reading

Ronald McDonald comes to Canada

Get this, Canada was the first country outside the USA, to have a McDonalds. Continue reading