The first international airplane race was called the Bennett Trophy Race, Continue reading
International agreements on the Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime were signed at the first Convention Continue reading
on August 24th 79 CE, Mount Vesuvius's deadly volcanic eruption destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Continue reading
James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading
Get this, Canada was the first country outside the USA, to have a McDonalds. Continue reading
Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading
The first undersea fiberoptic cable network began operation in August 2001, between Japan and USA, this was a joint venture between American and Japanese telecommunications companies, connecting Japan to the U.S. mainland via Hawaii.
The World Financial Center in Shanghai, China, on its planned completion date in 2001, was to be 1,507 feet (460 meters) high. Continue reading