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
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 National Monument (Indonesian: Monumen Nasional, abbreviated Monas) is a 132 m (433ft) tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia. It is the national monument of the Republic of Indonesia, built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence.
Magna Carta (Latin for “the Great Charter”), also called Magna Carta Libertatum (Latin for “the Great Charter of the Liberties”), is a charter agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.
Today’s doodle is important not just because Barbapapa has brought joy to families all over the world. We also want to memorialize Talus Taylor, who passed away on February 19th of this year, at the age of 82.
The beautiful books he created with his wife Annette have been translated into over 30 languages worldwide, and transformed into comics and a television series, delighting us all with reminders of family, love, kindness and a deep respect for the environment.
The Penny Black stamp was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. The plate for the 1d label – The Penny Black (also called One Penny Black) – was ready on 1 April 1840 and features a profile of the Queen Victoria.
On 21 April 1934 the Daily Mail published the purported first photo of the Loch Ness Monster, called “Nessie”. The phot was taken by the London gynaecologist Robert Kenneth Wilson. Wilson’s refusal to have his name associated with the photograph, so it being nicknamed the “Surgeon’s Photograph”. He claimed that he was looking at the loch when he … Continue reading Loch Ness Monster Picture: Looking for Nessie for 81 years
The riders raced over the Sierra Nevada Mountains, through Placerville, California and on to Sacramento. Around midnight on April 14, 1860, the first mail pouch was delivered via the Pony Express to San Francisco. Westbound The first Westbound Pony Express trip left St. Joseph on April 3, 1860 and arrived ten days later in San … Continue reading When was the first mail delivered via the pony express
The Eiffel Tower (French: La Tour Eiffel) is a famous landmark inParis. It was built between 1887 and 1889 for the Exposition Universelle. The Tower was the Exposition’s main attraction. When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public: Google Doodle The Eiffel Tower cost £35 million to build. It is 300 metres tall, but … Continue reading When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public?
Mechanical television or mechanical scan television is a television system that relies on a mechanical scanning device, such as a rotating disk with holes in it or a rotating mirror, to scan the scene and generate the video signal, and a similar mechanical device at the receiver to display the picture. This contrasts with modern television technology, which uses electronic scanning methods, for example electron beams in cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions, and LCD displays, to create and display the picture.