The first European legislator of African descent

Louisy Mathieu, who was a European of African descent, was elected on August 22nd 1848, representing Guadeloupe in the French National Assembly, serving only one term. Continue reading

A law requiring doctors to report cases of occupational disease

Enacted in Britain in 1895, this law requiring doctors to report cases of occupational disease, the records of the reports were maintained by the office of the chief inspector of factories. Continue reading

Homosexual Civil Rights Law comes to Pass

the Canadian province of Quebec, on December 16th 1977, updated its Provincial Charter of Human Rights, Continue reading

Cryogenics Outlawed in British Columbia, Canada

We have all seen it in movies, freeze the dead and hope in the future they can thaw and cure what ails them. Continue reading