Nikola Tesla - Remote Control. This led to Tesla thought of military using this for such things as radio-guided torpedoes, the government interest did not materialize.
Ice hockey originated in Canada in the early 19th century, based on several similar sports played in Europe, although the word “hockey” comes from the old French word “hocquet”, meaning “stick”. Around 1860, a puck was substituted for a ball, and in 1879 two McGill University students, Robertson and Smith, devised the first rules.
The development of the piston engine marked the beginning of the industrialization period in Europe, setting the stage for the mass production of steam engines, automobiles and airplanes.
5. On this day in History, Yeager breaks sound barrier on Oct 14, 1947.
On this day in History, Penicillin discovered on Feb 14, 1929. Penicillin is a group of antibiotics which include penicillin G (intravenous use), penicillin V (use by mouth), procaine penicillin, and benzathine penicillin (intramuscular use). lead to being able to cure bacterial infections.
On this day in History, Ford’s assembly line starts rolling on Dec 01, 1913. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Edward Jenner invented a method to protect against smallpox in 1796. The method was called arm-to-arm inoculation. However by the late 1940s, scientific knowledge had developed enough, so that large-scale vaccine production was possible.
Oct. 6, 1927"Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain't heard nothin' yet!" cried Al Jolson halfway through The Jazz Singer. Jolson's urgent, boastful bray — an ad-libbed intro to his rendition of...
You might guess it’s a custom dreamed up by a modern-day, real-life Willy Wonka, but people have been chewing gum, in various forms, since ancient times.
Ernest Rutherford, was a British physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics. Splitting the atom in 1917 in a nuclear reaction between nitrogen and alpha particles.