The First Dentistry Textbook

The text book was called "The Operator for the Teeth", published in England in 1685, by Charles Allen. Continue reading

Forestry Treatise

John Evelyn a member of the Royal Society produced the study for the commissioners of the British Navy entitled importance was Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest trees, and the Propagation of Timber in 1664. Continue reading

English Settlement in Pettapoli, India

The first English settlement was founded on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Pettapoli, India in 1611. Continue reading

Doister Wrote First the First English Comedy Play

Ralph Roister Doister wrote the first English five-act comedy play in doggerel and song Continue reading

First Written Secular Play

Dramatist Henry Medwall wrote the first English secular play Fulgens and Lucrece in 1490, Continue reading

William Smellie

William Smellie (5 February 1697 – 5 March 1763) was a Scottish obstetrician and medical instructor who practiced and taught primarily in London. Continue reading

Encyclopaedia Britannica Published

The first English encyclopedia was published, Encyclopaedia Britannica aka A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, containing short entries on a wide variety of subjects with longer essays on important topics Continue reading

Courante English Newspaper Printed in Amsterdam

The first English language newspaper Courante was printed in Amsterdam, Holland, yet covered Italy and Germany. Continue reading

British Law Code Written in Prose

King Aethelberht I of Kent, England wrote the law code in prose style in 600. Continue reading

John Newbery

John Newbery (9 July 1713 – 22 December 1767), called "The Father of Children's Literature", was an English publisher of books who first made children's literature a sustainable and profitable part of the literary market. Continue reading