Constitutional president of Honduras

Honduras declared its sovereignty and independence on November 5, 1838, then January 1, 1841, Francisco Ferrera, a proclergy conservative, assumed the position of Constitutional president of Honduras. Continue reading

Downhill ski race of record

The world's first downhill skiing race was held, taking place at Crans-Montana in the Alps of Switzerland. Lord Roberts of Kandahar, British war hero, sponsored the trophy, the Roberts of Kandahar Challenge Cup. Twenty competitors climbed to a hut at the Plaine Morte glacier and then made the 4,000 foot descent. Cecil Hopkinson of Britain was the first winner. Continue reading

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading

Yasser Arafat

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First Euro Town in New World, La Isabela

Christopher Columbus a European in the New World, founded a town called La Isabela, Continue reading

First President of the Palestinian Authority

On January 20th 1996, about 1 million Palestinians participated in a vote, of which over 88 percent of the vote in favour Continue reading

First Road designed for motor vehicles

Great inventions always come out of Africa. The colonial governor Joseph S. Gallieni had French Engineers construct a road for motor vehicles to connect the port town of Tamatave with the capital city of Antananarivo, the road was intended for motor freight traffic. Continue reading

Three Heads of State to meet online

When the internet was just a baby, 3 Heads of state of 3 countries met online for 10 minute chat, on January 17, 1996. Continue reading

Isolation of Insulin a Canadian Discovery

In 1921, Isolation of Insulin was discovered by Frederick Grant Banting and Charles H. Best, both Canadian Biochemists at the University of Toronto. Continue reading

United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General

Named to the post of Deputy Secretary-General position in January 1998, was former Deputy Minister of National Defence, Louis Frechette. Continue reading