World Croquet Championships

The first World Croquet Championships were held at the Hurlingham Club in London, England in 1989. Continue reading

British Gentleman’s Club

Traditional Gentleman’s Club opens in London, England in 1413 known as La Court de Bonne Compagnie. Continue reading

Henry Maudslay

Henry Maudslay (pronunciation and spelling) (22 August 1771 – 14 February 1831) was an English machine tool innovator, tool and die maker, and inventor. Continue reading

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

First publishing of Mother Goose nursery rhymes, Mother Goose's Melody: or Sonnets for the Cradle, was published in London, England, in 1781 by Continue reading

First Children’s Fiction Book Published

John Newbery published a children's fiction book, The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes; or, Continue reading

Child Book Marketing of A Little Pretty Pocket Book

John Newbery marketed a children’s book intended for instruction and amusement, A Little Pretty Pocket Book published in 1744 in London, England. Continue reading

Charles Burton Manufacturers the Pram

Charles Burton invented the first modern perambulator or ‘pram’ in New York, NY USA in 1848 Continue reading

Machinist Invents a Micrometer

Henry Maudslay, British machinist built a micrometer at his London, England workshop in 1800 Continue reading

First Screw Threading Lathe

Henry Maudslay, founder of Maudslay & Company invented the screw-threading lathe in London, England in 1797. Continue reading

Mass Production of Screws and Bolts

England mass-produced screws and bolts in 1800, following Henry Maudslay’s metal lathe innovation. Continue reading