Amelia Earhart

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

Albert Abraham Michelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1907
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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

Theodore Roosevelt, first American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1906
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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

Knights of Labor created Labor Day

The first holiday to honour the working man is Labor Day, observed on the first Monday of September. Continue reading

First Motorcycle designed as a motor vehicle

A total of 3 Indian Motorcycles were built in 1901 and on June 1st were publicly Demonstrated at a hill-climbing exhibition. Continue reading

3D computer model of an Old Master sculpture

In 1999, Jack V. Wasserman, an Art Historian at Temple University, (Philadelphia, PA, USA) and help from the researchers of the T.J. Watson Center of International Business Machines (Yorktown Heights, NY, USA), created a Three-dimensional computer model of an Old Master sculpture. Continue reading

Businessman worth US$100 billion

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, chairman and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation, (a software development company) in Redmond, WA, USA, worth slightly more than US$100 billion in April 1999, according to the international business magazine Forbes Global. Continue reading

White lion born in captivity

At the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, PA, USA, on March 24th 1994, was the first White Lion born in captivity. Continue reading