Ray Tomlinson

Raymond Samuel Tomlinson (April 23, 1941 – March 5, 2016) was a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; he is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email. Continue reading

Paul Berg Developed DNA Gene Splicing

Paul Berg, molecular biologist performed the first DNA gene splicing at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA in 1973. Continue reading

ARPANET Sends the First Electronic Mail Message

The second ARPANET email message using the @ ("at") sign was sent by computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson at BBN Technologies Continue reading

First American Woman to Motorcycle to Argentina

Catharine Rambeau, a 54-year-old grandmother from Michigan, USA was the first woman to motorcycle Continue reading

Terrorist Airline Bomb Attack Over Japan

The first terrorist bomb attack occurred on the Pan American World Airways airliner traveling from Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on August 12, 1982. Continue reading

First Electronic Mail Message Sent

The first electronic mail message was sent by Ray Tomlinson to himself as a test of the ARPANET's messaging capabilities Continue reading

Power Plant Using Solar Cells Built in Utah

The first power plant using photovoltaic solar cells was dedicated by Governor Scott Matheson at Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah, USA, Continue reading

Fifty Nations Attend First UNICO Conference

Fifty nations attended the first United Nations Conference on International Organization Continue reading

Archeologist Develops Modern Stratigraphy

Alfred Vincent Kidder, an American archeologist conducted an archeological study at Pecos, NM, USA between 1915 and 1929 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