Founding of Adidas Company

Designer Adolf Dassler of the Adidas Company developed running shoes in Germany in 1949. Continue reading

Construction of the German Autobahn

The German autobahn, a nationwide highway system with limited-access expressways was constructed beginning in 1921. Continue reading

Germans Discovered Continental Drift in 1912

Alfred Lothar Wegener, a German meteorologist, geophysicist, and Arctic explorer presented theoretical evidence of the continental drift in 1912. Continue reading

Four-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engine

German inventor Nikolaus Septust Otto developed a four-stroke internal-combustion engine in 1876. Continue reading

First Desalination Plant Built

British engineers at the War Office Revictualizing Station at the island of Helgoland, Germany built a desalination plant in 1855. Continue reading

Chemist Teaching Lab Opens in Germany

The University of Giessen, Germany founded a chemist teaching laboratory in 1827. Continue reading

Dictionary of Chemistry Was Published

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

Development of Rotary Internal Combustion Engine

German engineer Felix Wankel developed the rotary internal-combustion engine in 1954-56 while at the NSU Motorenwerke AG in Neckarsulm, Germany. Continue reading

Chemist Examines Crystallized Juice by Microscope

Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, chemist and Director of the chemical laboratory at the German Academy of Sciences, Berlin (1754- 1760). Continue reading

Germany Postal Service Delivers Private Mail

Germany started private mail postal service in 1550 Thurn und Taxi, a noble house. Continue reading