Jacob Perkins

Jacob Perkins (9 July 1766 – 30 July 1849) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and physicist. Continue reading

Chinese Commercial Ship Sails to Taiwan

A Chinese commercial ship sailed from China to the southern port Kaohsiung, Taiwan on April 19, 1997. Continue reading

Ancient Greek Philosopher Proposed a Heliocentric Universe

Aristarchus of Samos, a Greek philosopher and mathematician proposed a heliocentric universe theory in 300 BCE, that the earth and planets make circular orbits around the sun. Continue reading

Hungary Won First Table Tennis Championship

First table tennis championships were held in London, England in 1926 and won by Hungary. Continue reading

President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah, founder of the Convention People's Party was born in the Gold Coast, Africa on February 8, 1951. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 3 Billion

The world population exceeded 3 billion in 1960. Continue reading

Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (/ˈɡuːtənbɜːrɡ/;[1] c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. Continue reading

Electric Toaster Invented

Crompton Company of Chelmsford, England invented and sold the electric toaster in 1893. Continue reading

Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens FRS (/ˈhaɪɡənz, ˈhɔɪ-/ HY-gənz, HOY-; Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣə(n)s]; Latin: Hugenius; 14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer and inventor, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and a major figure in the scientific revolution. Continue reading

Old Brown London Soap

John Atkinson, chemist sold Old Brown London wrapped soap in London, England in 1892. Continue reading