The First International Direct Dial Service

Beginning March 1, 1970, an International direct-dial service became available from New York City, NY, USA to London, England. Continue reading

World AIDS Day

Following the World Summit of Ministries of Health on the Programs for Aids Prevention calling for social tolerance for people with AIDS. Leading to an information exchange on the disease and public awareness. The first World AIDS Day was on December 1, 1988. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 1 Billion

In 1804, the world's population exceeds 1 billion.
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Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/; Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. Continue reading

Wireless station for international communications

In 1899 at South Foreland, England, the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd., owned by Guglielmo Marconi, established a wireless station for international communications. Continue reading

The world population exceeded 500 million

In the year 1500 the world population exceeded 500 million. Continue reading

A Total Internet crash

Because of a status-message virus that was accidentally propagated throughout the network on October 27, 1980, when the ARPANET (the U.S. Department of Defense’s prototype Internet) came to a complete halt, thus becoming the first total Internet crash. Continue reading

Nuclear weapons test moratorium was observed

Unofficially on November 1958 to September 1961, the three nuclear powers, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union held a nuclear weapons testing moratorium. Continue reading

International Code signals

Communicating between ships at sea was done by flags, an International Code signals was published in England in 1857. Continue reading

Telephone hot line between nations

Instituted on June 20, 1963, between the United States and the Soviet Union, a telephone hot line connected both countries. Continue reading