International Postal Congress Held in Switzerland

International postal congress met on September 15, 1874, in Bern, Switzerland attended by 22 state representatives Continue reading

First International Botanical Congress Held

International Botanical Congress took place in 1867 in Paris, France was organized by Swiss botanist, Alphonse-Louis-Pierre-Pyrame de Candolle. Continue reading

Hydra Display Regenerative Powers

Swiss naturalist Abraham Trembley proved organism regeneration by observing freshwater hydra, Chlorohydra viridissima, in the 18th century. 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

Marc Sautet Organized Philosophy Cafés

Philosopher, Marc Sautet organized regular philosophy discussion groups at the philosophy café or Café des Phares Continue reading

Wool Clothing Discovered in Ancient Turkey

Remnants of wool clothing made of animal fibre were found at the mound of catalhoyuk in Turkey, Continue reading

Androids Created in 1772

Inventors Henri Louis Jaquet-Droz and his son designed and built androids capable of completing a variety of tasks Continue reading

John Calvin

John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/;[1] French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. Continue reading

Protestant Heretic Martyred in France

Spanish physician, Michael Servetus was the first Protestant martyr following the publication of his books refuting the concept of the Trinity, Continue reading