William Howard Russell

Sir William Howard Russell, CVO (28 March 1820, Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland – 11 February 1907, London, England) was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents. Continue reading

Crimean War receive extensive newspaper coverage

The Crimean War (1853-56), was the first war to receive extensive newspaper coverage. Continue reading

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (aka Michelangelo)

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Continue reading

Swiss Guards uniforms designed by Michelangelo

Michelangelo during the mid-16th century designed a military uniform for the Swiss Guards, Continue reading

Sales Tax: Introduction of Concept

"Centesima Rerum Venalium" is what it was called in Rome in the 6th year of the 1st Century. Continue reading

Japanese First Used Ironclad Vessels in War

Ironclad naval vessels were first used during the invasion of Korea by the Japanese warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1592. Continue reading

American Turtle Was the First War Submarine

The war submarine American Turtle was built by American inventor David Bushnell of Saybrook, CT, USA in 1776. Continue reading

Spain Built a Military Hospital

The first military hospital was built by the Spanish at Mechelen in Brabant (now Malines, Belgium) during Spain's campaign Continue reading

First Military Radar Experiment

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC, USA conducted the first military radar experiment in 1922 Continue reading

First Cryptographic Decoder

The first cryptographic decoder, Colossus I was built by Alan Mathison Turing, Maxwell H.A. Newman, and T.H. Flowers Continue reading