Benito Pablo Juarez

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Spanish: [beˈnito ˈpaβlo ˈxwaɾes gaɾˈsi.a] (listen); 21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) was a Mexican lawyer and politician, who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in 1872. Continue reading

Grand Opening of The Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium and Astronomical Museum was the first to open in North America located in Chicago, IL, USA by American businessman, Max Adler. Continue reading

Mexican Emperor Ferdinand Maximilian

Austrian archduke Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph became Mexican Emperor in 1864 with backing from France. Continue reading

Graphophone – The First Dictation Device

Chichester Bell and Charles Tainter patented the Graphophone, a treadle-powered dictation device in 1885. Continue reading

Development of First Pop-Up Toaster

American mechanic Charles Strite of Stillwater, MN, USA developed the pop-up toaster Continue reading

Guru Arjan

Guru Arjan (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜੁਨ Guru Arjan [ɡʊru əɾdʒən]) 15 April 1563 – 30 May 1606) was the first of the two Gurus martyred in the Sikh faith and the fifth of the ten total Sikh Gurus. Continue reading

First Sikh Martyr

Arjan, compiler of the Adi Granth and the builder of the Golden Temple at Amritsar, India was the first Sikh martyr. Continue reading

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Title: Samuel Pierpont Langley

Samuel Pierpont Langley (August 22, 1834 – February 27, 1906) was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and aviation pioneer. Continue reading

Samuel Pierpont Langley Propelled a Steam Engine Plane

Samuel Pierpont Langley propelled a steam engine plane, Aerodrome across the Potomac River near Washington, DC, USA, on May 6, 1896. Continue reading

President Juan Jose Flores of Ecuador

Following Ecuadorian succession from Gran Colombia, Juan Jose Flores was elected President Continue reading