The Caribana Festival in Canada

During Canada's Centennial in 1967, Toronto held its first Caribana Festival, in the summer and it is the largest Caribana Festival in North America. Continue reading

Cultured Pearls, an Invention of Kokichi Mikimoto

In 1988, Kokichi Mikimoto, a Japanese business man implanted semiglobular mother-of-pearl beads in to Pearl Oysters. Continue reading

Canadian fur trader reaches Pacific Coast

Leaving from Fort Chipewyan at Lake Athabasca (noa Alberta, Canada) following the Peace River, Parsnip River, Fraser River, along the Blackwater River and Bella Coola River, explorer and fur trader Alexander Machenzie, a Scottish born Canadian crossed the Rocky Mountains to reach what is now Dean Channel on the Pacific coast of British Colombia, Canada on July 22nd, 1793. Continue reading

Ronald McDonald comes to Canada

Get this, Canada was the first country outside the USA, to have a McDonalds. Continue reading

Speke Discovered the White Nile

Scottish explorer John Harming Speke found the source of the White Nile in 1858. Continue reading

Invention of Vending Machines

John Glas Sandeman and Percival Everitt of London, England invented vending machines and obtained a U.S. patent on July 28, 1885. Continue reading

Sojourner Roving Robot on Mars

The Sojourner robot was sent to explore Mars’ planet surface as per the Pathfinder mission launch from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, on December 4, 1996 and landing on July 4, 1997 Continue reading

Nadia Comaneci Achieves Perfect Score at Olympic Games

Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci was awarded seven perfect 10.00 scores, Continue reading

Ian Wilmut

Sir Ian Wilmut, OBE FRS FMedSci FRSE (born 7 July 1944) is an English biologist, embryologist and Chair of the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Continue reading

Chinese Astronomers Discover Supernova 1054

Chinese astronomers observed a supernova in the constellation of Taurus Continue reading