James Gordon Bennett, investigative reporter

The first Investigative Reporter was non other than James Gordon Bennett of New York, NY, USA, Continue reading

King George VI – King of England

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. Continue reading

United States get a visit from British Monarchs

As part of a tour following King George VI's Coronation on May 12th, 1939. Continue reading

James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

Alexis Carrel, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1912
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Eppo Numan, Transatlantic flight

Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading

Adoption of Global Treaty on Sea Fishing Regulation

United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks adopted a global treaty to regulate fishing Continue reading

Roller Coaster Opens at Coney Island

Lemarcus Adna Thompson, a former Sunday school teacher invented the roller coaster Continue reading

Invention of Vending Machines

John Glas Sandeman and Percival Everitt of London, England invented vending machines and obtained a U.S. patent on July 28, 1885. Continue reading

Theater Movie Exhibition at Koster & Bial’s Music Hall

Koster and Bial's Music Hall located at 34th Street, New York, NY, USA, held a movie exhibition on April 23, 1896 to a paying audience. Continue reading