King James IV of Scotland Practiced Dentistry

King James IV of Scotland, practiced dentistry learning how to extract and cauterize teeth from a barber in 1503, Continue reading

First Cryptographic Decoder

The first cryptographic decoder, Colossus I was built by Alan Mathison Turing, Maxwell H.A. Newman, and T.H. Flowers Continue reading

Bickford Invents the Safety Fuse

Englishman, William Bickford invented the safety fuse in 1831. Continue reading

Treatise on Computer Theory

English mathematician and computing pioneer Alan Mathison Turing published the computer theory, On Computable Numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem in 1937. Continue reading

Romans Invented Actuarial Tables

Ancient Romans invented mortality tables that calculated the risk of death for people at various ages in 220 CE, Continue reading

Invention of FIrst Sound Recording Device

Emile-Hortensius-Charles Cros, French poet and inventor designed the paleophone or type of phonograph on April 30, 1877. Continue reading

Lawn Tennis Played in England

England's Sporting Magazine referenced the game of lawn tennis Continue reading

Publication of De natura fossilium

The publication De natura fossilium (On Natural Fossils) by Georgius Agricola Continue reading

Nissan Motor Company Exports to USA

Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan was the first Japanese auto manufacturer to export cars to the U.S.A. in 1958. Continue reading

Florence Nightingale Awarded Order of Merit

Florence Nightingale a British nurse was the first woman to be awarded British Order of Merit in 1907, at the age of 87. Continue reading