Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park was founded in 1925 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa (formerly Zaire) Continue reading

National Weather Service Map

Joseph Henry, the first director of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, USA, founded the national weather service in 1848. Continue reading

Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl (/ˈhɜːrtsəl, ˈhɛərtsəl/; German: [ˈhɛɐtsl̩]; Hebrew: תֵּאוֹדוֹר הֶרְצְל Te'odor Hertsel; Hungarian: Herzl Tivadar; Hebrew name given at his brit milah Binyamin Ze'ev (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין זְאֵב),[2] also known in Hebrew as חוֹזֵה הַמְדִינָה, Chozeh HaMedinah, lit. Continue reading

First World Zionist Congress Held in Switzerland

World Zionist Congress was held in August 1897 in Basel, Switzerland. Continue reading

The First South African Newspapers

The first African national newspapers were: Ikhwezi (The Morning Star), Isigidi samaXhosa (The Xhosa Messenger), Continue reading

England Enacted Nation Patent System

England passed the English Statute of Patents and Monopolies in 1623 granting inventors letters to patent until 1637. Continue reading

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