Sail Across-the-ocean race

Across-the-ocean race was held in 1866 from Sandy Hook, CT, USA, to Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, with the sponsorship of the New York Yacht Club. Continue reading

Linus Carl Pauling, first person to receive Nobel Prize in two different categories

First person presented the Nobel Prize in two different categories of Chemistry and Peace was in 1963 (first award was in 1954)
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James Gordon Bennett, investigative reporter

The first Investigative Reporter was non other than James Gordon Bennett of New York, NY, USA, Continue reading

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois (he later lived for many years in the suburb of Oak Park), the fourth son of Major George Tyler Burroughs (1833–1913), a businessman and Civil War veteran, and his wife, Mary Evaline (Zieger) Burroughs (1840–1920). Continue reading

Gerty Theresa Cori, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1947
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Tarzan major motion picture… Totally Digital

Tarzan first major motion picture to have be produced and exhibited entirely with digital technology produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Continue reading

George Eastman

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Continue reading

Kodak No. 1 Camera

It weighed 22 ounces, has lens fast enough to make instantaneous exposures, used a roll of film of 100 exposures, a round picture 2.5 inches in diameter and does not require a table or tripod for support. Continue reading

William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Continue reading

Pencil with an attached Eraser

Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia, PA, USA, patented a Pencil with an attached eraser. Continue reading