First Diplomatic Contact Between Africa and China

Diplomatic contact was made during a mission from Somalia (Shunai kingdom), Africa Continue reading

Australia Held International Swimming Championship

Australia hosted the first international swimming championship in 1846 to include a 402-meter race. Continue reading

First International Chess Tournament in London

Howard Staunton, top British chess player organized the first international chess tournament Continue reading

Internet Host Providers Exceed 1,000

Internet host providers exceeds 1,000 in 1984. Continue reading

World Population Exceed 4 Billion

The world’s population exceeded 4 billion in 1974. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 3 Billion

The world population exceeded 3 billion in 1960. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 5 Billion

The world’s population exceeded 5 billion in 1987. Continue reading

Military Airmail Route Operated by Italian Army

The Italian Army operated the international airmail route between Brindisi, Italy to Valona, Albania from May to June 1917. Continue reading

The First international Advertising Agency

The Australian advertising agency of Gordon and Gotch, founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1855. Continue reading

Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 – 26 June 1810) and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 – 2 August 1799) were paper manufacturers from Annonay, in Ardèche, France best known as inventors of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon, globe aérostatique. Continue reading