Fiji Has Modern Coinage

Fiji, Oceania created its first modern coinage in 1934. Continue reading

Sweden Mandates Birth Registry

Sweden mandated birth registration in 1686 by creating a national birth registry. Continue reading

National Gasoline Tax

The United States government began levying a National Gasoline Tax in 1932. Continue reading

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte (French: [napoleɔ̃ bɔnɑpaʁt]; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. Continue reading

A Uniform National Law Code

In 1800 by Napoleon Bonaparte, the First Consul of France, commissioned Code Napoleon (the Napoleonic Code), it was drafted by a council under Jean-Jacques Regis de Cambaceres. Continue reading

First national speed limit

In England during the 1903, the speed limit was set to 20 miles (32 kilometres) per hour. Continue reading

First time land set aside for a National park

What is now Royal National Park, Australia, the land was set aside in 1879. Continue reading

First National geologic survey

Undertaking of the project began in 1835, called Geological Survey of Great Britain, under the direction of Henry Thomas De la Beche, an economic geologist. Continue reading

Park Service a Canadian National Program

The Canadian Government in 1911 established a national park service called Dominion Parks Branch. Continue reading

New Zealand Nuclear-Free Zone

New Zealand in 1984 established a National Nuclear-Free Zone. Continue reading