International Congress of Comparative Law met in Paris, France

Those who attended the International Congress of Comparative Law in Paris, France, in 1900, proposed an international law code to be used by national legislatures. Since then a general code of international law has yet been implemented. The laws are very slow to change. Continue reading

Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat set the Land Speed Record

On December 18th 1898, French driving enthusiast Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat set the Land Speed Record (world record) of 39.24 miles (62.78 kilo-meters) per hour on the 2-kilometre course at Acheres, France. Continue reading

Marie Curie, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1903
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First Woman Athlete to win an Olympic Medal

Charlotte Cooper was an English tennis champion who won the woman's singles lawn tennis competition at the 1900 Olympic Games. Continue reading

Dental Clinics Free for the poor children

Possibly set up as a program by Rochester Dental Society, eventually getting funding by George Eastman, Eastman Kodak Company, then the name changed to Eastman Dental Dispensary. Continue reading

International Dentistry association was founded in Paris, France

In Paris, France, at the 3rd International Dentistry Conference, the International Dentistry Federation (Federation Dentaire Internationale) was founded. Continue reading

10 year old boy wins Gold at the Olympic Games

At the Paris, France Olympic Games a 10 year old boy was substituted for an adult in the Coxswain position due to his lighter weight. Continue reading

Nobel Prize for Literature

Nobel Prize for Literature in 1901

René François Armand Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist. Continue reading

Bennett Trophy: International Road Race

James Gorden Bennett offered up the Prize and the Automobile Club de France organized the International Road Race, 3 national automobile clubs competed for the Prize. Continue reading

Films with synchronized speech…

Several short films were screened at the Paris Exposition on June 8. 1900. Continue reading