First Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 Continue reading

Saab Introduced Headlight Wipers

Swedish carmaker Saab-Scania Aktiebolag introduced the headlight washer/wiper in its Sonett ill model Continue reading

The First Miss World Contest

The Miss World contest was held at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, England, on April 19, 1951. Continue reading

Sweden Passes Freedom of Speech Law

Sweden passed the first Freedom of Speech law in 1766 Continue reading

Swedish Bank Notes

Riksbank of Stockholm, Sweden issued bank notes in 1658. Continue reading

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (/noʊˈbɛl/; Swedish: [ˈalfrɛd nʊˈbɛlː] (About this soundlisten); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Continue reading

The Invention of Nitroglycerin

Italian chemist Ascanio Sobrero developed nitroglycerin, Continue reading

Alfred Nobel Invents Blasting Caps

Alfred Nobel, Swedish chemist invented blasting caps in 1865 Continue reading

Sweden Mandates Birth Registry

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

The Milk carton

Swedish industrialist Ruben Rausing invented the milk carton in 1951. Continue reading