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

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