Protestant Hymnbook Collection

Protestant hymnbook contained 89 hymns in the Czech language published in Prague, Bohemia on January 13, 1501. Continue reading

Copyrighted Movie of Man Sneezing

First copyrighted movie titled Fred Ott's Sneeze captured 47 successive frames of Fred Ott sneezing extravagantly. Continue reading

Boeing 747 Double-Decker Jet in Operation

Boeing Company of Seattle, WA, USA introduced the jumbo jet, Boeing 747 in 1970. Continue reading

John Wilkinson

John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728 – 14 July 1808) was an English industrialist who pioneered the manufacture of cast iron and the use of cast-iron goods during the Industrial Revolution. Continue reading

First Cast Iron Bridge Built in England

Coalbrookedale Bridge over the River Severn in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England was the first cast iron bridge. Continue reading

President Michal Kovac of Slovakia

Michal Kovac was elected President of independent Slovakia in February 1993. Continue reading

Invention of the Jackhammer

Charles Brady King invented the pneumatic hammer in Detroit, MI, USA, in 1890. Continue reading

John Jeffries

John Jeffries (5 February 1745 – 16 September 1819) was a Boston physician, scientist, and a military surgeon with the British Army in Nova Scotia and New York during the American Revolution. Continue reading

William Franklin Sends First Airmail Letter

William Franklin,sent the first airmail letter to his father, Benjamin Franklin on January 7, 1785 while stationed in Europe at the Continental Congress. Continue reading

David Low

Sir David Alexander Cecil Low (7 April 1891 – 19 September 1963) was a New Zealand political cartoonist and caricaturist who lived and worked in the United Kingdom for many years. Continue reading