The Trans-Siberian Railway is a masterpiece of Russian railway engineers and even today a myth. With around 9300 kilometers long is the Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest continuous railway line in the world. The development of the railway networks In the middle of 19. Century was a rapid development of the railway networks in large … Continue reading Trans-Siberian Railway: 100th Anniversary of the completion
Ladislao José Biro, the inventor of the ball-point pen, is today a Google Doodle honored. The inventor, who was born in Hungary today would be 117 years old. He died on 24. October 1985 in Argentina. According to the plans of his father, should Ladislao José Biro actually follow in his footsteps and dentist. But Biro … Continue reading Ladislao José Biro: inventor of the Biro
Amal al-Atrash, better known by her stage name, Asmahan, was one of the most acclaimed singers and actresses in Egypt during the 1930s and ‘40s. Known for her powerful voice, versatility, and commanding stage presence, she earned great fame at a time when society often frowned upon women entertainers. Her success helped pave the way … Continue reading Asmahan: 103rd Birthday
Today I am talking about the celebration of . Now the memories of many men and women who have served in the military needed to be honored and this is where came from. Veterans Day was not always called Veterans Day Taking you back in history, although we celebrate today it wasn’t always called . … Continue reading Veterans Day: Google Doodle
Today before 201 years: it is the 6. November 1814, as Adolphe Sax in Dinant (Belgium) is born. His invention of the saxophone makes him well known, but the great triumph of his instrument he no longer experienced.
George Boole is known as the forefather of the information age. His descoveries in logic and algebra which we now know as Boolean logic and Boolean algebra are the reason we have computers, mobile phones, the internet, games apps and every electronic device we use in our daily lives.
On 5 August 1914, the American Traffic Signal Company installed a traffic signal system on the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. It had two colors, red and green, and a buzzer
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games is a sporting event that will be held in Los Angeles on July 25 to August 2, 2015. It will be the first Special Olympics World Games held in the United States in 16 years. LA 2015 marks the second time that the World Games will be hosted in Los Angeles.
In Indonesia, Children’s Day (Hari Anak Nasional) is celebrated on July 23. Today, around three hundred and fifty thousand children will open their eyes for the very first time. They’ll arrive from all over, but will eventually learn a universal language: one of surprise, fascination, fear, joy and hope. And as they grow, they’ll use these emotions to teach us how to live, and to see our lives through newer, fresher eyes.
Belgian National Day is a National Day celebrated on 21 July each year. The festival dates to a law of 27 May 1890 and commemorates an event on 21 July 1831 in which Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg swore allegiance to the new constitution, thus becoming the first “King of the Belgians”.