De Moleyns Patented the Incandescent Lamp

Frederick de Moleyns patented the incandescent lamp in 1841. Continue reading

General secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union: Josef Stalin

Josef Stalin was the first General secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1922. Continue reading

Jacob Perkins

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

Commercially Sold Frozen Meat

James Harrison introduced frozen meat for commercial sales in Geelong, Australia in 1857 with equipment using gas vapour compression refrigeration system invented by Jacob Perkins and Alexander C. Twining. Continue reading

Italy Constructs Funicular Railway Trams

A funicular railway tram powered by twin 45 horsepower steam engines was constructed in 1879-80 bringing passengers up the mountainside Continue reading

First time land set aside for a National park

What is now Royal National Park, Australia, the land was set aside in 1879. Continue reading