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

Dental Clinics Free for the poor children

Possibly set up as a program by Rochester Dental Society, eventually getting funding by George Eastman, Eastman Kodak Company, then the name changed to Eastman Dental Dispensary. Continue reading

International Dentistry association was founded in Paris, France

In Paris, France, at the 3rd International Dentistry Conference, the International Dentistry Federation (Federation Dentaire Internationale) was founded. Continue reading

10 year old boy wins Gold at the Olympic Games

At the Paris, France Olympic Games a 10 year old boy was substituted for an adult in the Coxswain position due to his lighter weight. Continue reading

Nobel Prize for Literature

Nobel Prize for Literature in 1901

René François Armand Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist. Continue reading

Bennett Trophy: International Road Race

James Gorden Bennett offered up the Prize and the Automobile Club de France organized the International Road Race, 3 national automobile clubs competed for the Prize. Continue reading

Films with synchronized speech…

Several short films were screened at the Paris Exposition on June 8. 1900. Continue reading

Whole Number Factored by Automatic Calculator

The discovery of the device was at the Observatoire du Bordeaux, located in Floirac, France, it was found, (hidden away for some 50 years) by the following people in 1993:

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Motorized Ambulances in service

Motorized Ambulances were first placed into service in 1900 when they were adopted by the French 9th Army Corps. Continue reading

First Ballets Russes Performance

Ballets Russes performed in Paris at the Theatre du Chatelet on May 19, 1909 and founded by Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev. Continue reading