Power Plant Using Solar Cells Built in Utah

The first power plant using photovoltaic solar cells was dedicated by Governor Scott Matheson at Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah, USA, Continue reading

French Wartime Reconnaissance Balloon Launched

The first wartime reconnaissance balloon was launched on June 26, 1794, during the Battle of Fleurus, Belgium. Continue reading

The Ladies Mercury Published an Advice Column

The first advice column appeared in the premiere issue of the women’s magazine The Ladies’s Mercury, on June 27, 1693 Continue reading

First Party Leader of Mozambique

Samora Machel, military commander was both the ruler of independent Mozambique and party leader of the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, Continue reading

Nightingale Training School for Nurses

Florence Nightingale founded the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St. Thomas's Hospital in London, England on June 1860. Continue reading

Invention of the Monotype Typesetter

Tolbert Lanston of Washington, DC, USA invented and patented the monotype individual letter typesetter Continue reading

John Newbery

John Newbery (9 July 1713 – 22 December 1767), called "The Father of Children's Literature", was an English publisher of books who first made children's literature a sustainable and profitable part of the literary market. Continue reading

Adoption of National US Flag

The Second Continental Congress of the United States of America Continue reading

First Female Golf Tournament

Women's golf tournament was first held at Royal Lytham, England on June 13, 1893. Continue reading

First Retail item Priced by Barcode Scanner

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit package of chewing gum was the first retail item priced by a barcode scanner. Continue reading