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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International Airmail Service between Canada and United States of America…

The first international airmail service between Seattle, WA, USA, and Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, a 74 mile (118 km) trip by air, was on March 3rd, 1919. Continue reading

The Quartz Clock, Invented by a Canadian

The inventor of the quartz clock is Warren Marrison, a Canadian-born, Telecommunications Engineer, working at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ, USA. Continue reading

Canada wins World Series

The Toronto Blue Jays, a Canadian baseball team wine the World Series in 1992. Beating the Atlanta Braves in 6 games. Continue reading

James Gordon Bennett, investigative reporter

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

King George VI – King of England

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1949

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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

Solo Sailing Journey Around-the-World

Captain Joshua Slocum, a Canadian Mariner, sailed Around-the-World on The Spray, a restored fishing sloop in 1895. 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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