William Lawrence Bragg, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1915
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First Prime Minister of Australia

Once Australia became part of the commonwealth, Edmund Barton, leader of the Australian federal movement became Prime Minister in 1900 and served until 1903. Continue reading

Ronald McDonald comes to Canada

Get this, Canada was the first country outside the USA, to have a McDonalds. Continue reading

Manned Flight by Box Kite

Aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave demonstrated a manned kite flight on November 12, 1894, Continue reading

Manned Flight by Box Kite

Aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave demonstrated a manned kite flight on November 12, 1894, Continue reading

Invention of Box Kite

Aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave invented a box kite in 1894. Continue reading

National Weather Service Map

Joseph Henry, the first director of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, USA, founded the national weather service in 1848. Continue reading

Continental Crust Discovered in Australia

Roger Buick, geologist at the University of Sydney discovered a piece of continental crust, at Pilbara craton in northwestern Australia in 1995. Continue reading

Dogs Have Always Been Man’s Best Friend

A genetic study found that dogs were the first domesticated animal as of 135,000 BCE. Continue reading

First Biological Pest Control Used on Beetles

The first large scale biological pest control used in the USA was in 1886 against the cottony-cushion scale Continue reading