Christopher Columbus saved by an eclipse

In 1503 during his fourth voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus and his men were stranded for months on the island of Santo Domingo (now Hispaniola, divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic) due to the shipped being disabled by shipworms. Continue reading

To Control Yellow Fever, Mosquito-eradication

In 1901 Mosquito-eradication was conducted by the U.S. Army Engineers, in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War. Yellow Fever ran ramped and ravaged the Troops. Continue reading

Ronald McDonald comes to Canada

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

Japanese Catholic Converts Were Martyred

There were 26 Japanese Catholic converts put to death at Nagasaki on February 5, 1596, by order of the shogun, Hideyoshi Toyotomi. Continue reading

Creation of First Inter-species Cat

Betsy L. Dresser and colleagues at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, OH, USA announced the birth of an interspecies cat on February 7, 1989. Continue reading

Invention of Printed Photograph Extant

Joseph-Nicephore Niepce, a French photographer, invented printed photograph extant in February 1827. Continue reading

Invention of photographic Halftone Printing Plate

Frederic Eugene Ives, a photographer at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA created halftone printing plate for reproducing photographs Continue reading

Movie Studio Built On Edison Property

A frame cabin covered with black roofing paper was the first movie studio to be built on Thomas Alva Edison's property Continue reading

First Round the World Non-Stop Flight

A B-50 Superfortress plane, Lucky Lady 11 made the first round the world non-stop flight from Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, TX, on February 26, 1949, piloted by U.S. Captain James Gallagher. Continue reading

Movie Studio Built On Edison Property

A frame cabin covered with black roofing paper was the first movie studio to be built on Thomas Alva Edison's property Continue reading