Albert Abraham Michelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1907
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A Fish Breeding Technique Developed by the Germans

In 1933 a german by the name of Jacobi, a Naturalist, collected live trout and kept them in artificial ponds. Continue reading

Woman to fly a transpacific solo flight from Hawaii to California

Amelia Earhart, an American aviator, was the first woman to make solo Transpacific airplane flight. Continue reading

Ice Hockey Game played with similar rules as today…

Two teams from Royal Canadian Rifle Regiment played an ice hockey game using similar rules as today, except they played their game in 1855 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Continue reading

Cocoa Cultivation in Central America

In the highlands of Central America circa 2000 BCE and before there was the Toltec people or the Maya people, the cocoa beans cultivated, picked, roasted and made into ceremonial drinks… Hot Cocoa people. Continue reading

First book created in 1st Century Rome

Books started to be created during the 1st Century Rome. Written in Latin, the book was about the Macedonian wars. Continue reading

Apartment Houses for Workers

Apartment houses were built of mud bricks for the purpose of housing labourers in Rome and its Port City of Ostia (now modern Italy). Continue reading

Theodore Roosevelt, first American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1906
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Canadian Canoe Museum: History of Northwest Water Travel

The History of Northwest Water Travel is now documented by a collection of some 600 canoes in a Canoe Museum. Continue reading

International Congress of Comparative Law met in Paris, France

Those who attended the International Congress of Comparative Law in Paris, France, in 1900, proposed an international law code to be used by national legislatures. Since then a general code of international law has yet been implemented. The laws are very slow to change. Continue reading