Paul Anthony Samuelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Economics

First North America presented the Nobel Prize in Economics was in 1970
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Luis F. Leloir, first Latin American to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Latin American presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1970.
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Canadian patent issues for Spreadsheet Program

LANPAR was the first spreadsheet program for manipulating matrices of numbers, created by Canadian programmers, RenĂˆ Pardo and Remy Landau, in 1969/1970 while working at LANPAR Ltd. Continue reading

Saab Introduced Headlight Wipers

Swedish carmaker Saab-Scania Aktiebolag introduced the headlight washer/wiper in its Sonett ill model Continue reading

First Alkaline Dry Cell Battery

American inventor, Thomas Alva Edison developed the alkaline dry cell battery in West Orange, NJ, USA in 1914. Continue reading

Boeing 747 Double-Decker Jet in Operation

Boeing Company of Seattle, WA, USA introduced the jumbo jet, Boeing 747 in 1970. Continue reading

Bangladesh Cyclone Kills One Million People

A huge cyclone pounded Bangladesh, East Pakistan on November 13, 1970 Continue reading

Moon Soil Samples Collected

Soviet lunar probe Luna 16, returned with moon soil samples on September 12, 1970. Continue reading

The First International Direct Dial Service

Beginning March 1, 1970, an International direct-dial service became available from New York City, NY, USA to London, England. Continue reading

Masaru Ibuka

Ibuka graduated from Waseda University in 1933, he then went to work at Photo-Chemical Laboratory, a company which processed movie film, and later served in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, being a member of the Imperial Navy Wartime Research Committee. Continue reading