United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General

Named to the post of Deputy Secretary-General position in January 1998, was former Deputy Minister of National Defence, Louis Frechette. Continue reading

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Continue reading

Woman to fly a transpacific solo flight from Hawaii to California

Amelia Earhart, an American aviator, was the first woman to make solo Transpacific airplane flight. Continue reading

Year 2000 celebrated first by the island of Kiribati

As the story goes, back in 1995, President Teburoro Tito adjusted the International Date Line on the island of Kiribati. Continue reading

Scented suits for men

At the beginning of January 1999, in Seoul, South Korea, you could buy Scented suits for men, for about $400 USD. Continue reading

Protestant Hymnbook Collection

Protestant hymnbook contained 89 hymns in the Czech language published in Prague, Bohemia on January 13, 1501. Continue reading

Copyrighted Movie of Man Sneezing

First copyrighted movie titled Fred Ott's Sneeze captured 47 successive frames of Fred Ott sneezing extravagantly. Continue reading

Boeing 747 Double-Decker Jet in Operation

Boeing Company of Seattle, WA, USA introduced the jumbo jet, Boeing 747 in 1970. Continue reading

John Wilkinson

John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728 – 14 July 1808) was an English industrialist who pioneered the manufacture of cast iron and the use of cast-iron goods during the Industrial Revolution. Continue reading

First Cast Iron Bridge Built in England

Coalbrookedale Bridge over the River Severn in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England was the first cast iron bridge. Continue reading