United States get a visit from British Monarchs

As part of a tour following King George VI's Coronation on May 12th, 1939. Continue reading

Discovery that Uranus has rings

On March 10th 1977, when Uranus passed between a star and the earth, we discovery that Uranus has rings. Continue reading

Jean-Eugène Robert – AKA Robert-Houdin

Master of magic Robert-Houdin was born Jean-Eugène Robert in Blois, France, on 7 December 1805—a day after his autobiography said he was. Continue reading

Sheep-shearing Machine Patented

It was James Highen of Melbourne, Australia, who patented the first Sheep-shearing machine in 1868. Continue reading

The Cast Iron Plow

After obtained the patent in 1785, the English inventor Robert Ransome, Continue reading

First French language Radio Station in Canada

In 1922, broadcasting began for CKAC a French language Radio Station out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 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

Carlos Saavedra Lamas, first Latin American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First Latin American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1936
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Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime – AKA Geneva Conventions

International agreements on the Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime were signed at the first Convention Continue reading

Pear Orchards in China?

The Chinese may have been picking pears since circa 2100 BCE, Continue reading