First Television Commercial

A televisions advertisement , also known as TV commercial, commercial ad, ad or an advert, is a span of television time produced and paid for by an organization. Advertisements are typically used to convey a message usua ...READ MORE

First To Compulsory Education

The Kingdom of Prussia applied compulsory education system in the early 19th century. This Prussian education system has served as models for the education systems in a number of other countries including the United Stat ...READ MORE

First Book Printing

A book is a set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers. A single sheet within a book is called a leaf, and each side of a leaf is called a page. In the Han dynas ...READ MORE

Bravery at Sea

Captain Radhika Menon dramatically rescued seven fishermen from a sinking fishing boat in tumultuous seas and is to receive the 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for this act. Government of India nominated Ca ...READ MORE

First Hand Held Mobile Phone

Bell Labs first proposed the idea of a cellular system in 1947 and the first cellular phone was the culmination of efforts that begun at Bell Labs. Electrical engineer John F. Mitchell overlook the development and market ...READ MORE

Where Is First 3D Zebra Crossing in India

In a first of its kind experiment, On 13th July 2016, New Delhi got its first 3D zebra crossing for pedestrians. This crossing is at Rajaji marg in New Delhi. The zebra crossing has an optical illusion that appears to be ...READ MORE

First Postage Stamp

Penny Black was world's first adhesive postage stamp. Britain issued the first adhesive postage stamp on 1st May 1840 and used as official on 6 May of same year (Although 6 May was the official date but postmasters start ...READ MORE

First Email Sent On Network

The Very first message was sent over the ARPANET (The Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) Network in late 1971 by a programmer Ray Tomlinson to himself on another machine. The First message was "QWERTYUIOP". The t ...READ MORE

First Steam Boat

Smaller, insular and steam powered boats that works on lakes and rivers are usually referred as SteamBoat. After being applied to larger ocean going vessels, steam power became more reliable. In 1729, English physician J ...READ MORE

International Cricket Test Match

It was 1:00 pm on March 15, 1877 when the first test begins between Australia and England. The 1877 Australia v England series was the first ever Test cricket tour of Australia by the English cricket team. The tour was ...READ MORE

Who Flew First Gliders

The first person to build and fly gliders was the German engineer Otto Lilienthal. He was a German pioneer of aviation who became known as the Glider King. With his fundamental research on birds and airfoils, he founded ...READ MORE

Valentines Day Celebration

Saint Valentine's Day festival is celebrated in a big way in countries around the world. St Valentine's Day has roots in several different legends that have found their way to us through the ages. The St. Valentine the d ...READ MORE

Digital Camera

A Digital camera, popularly called Digicam, is a camera that encodes digital images and videos digitally. Digital camera stores them for later production. Most camera sold today are digital and many devices, from PDAs to ...READ MORE

Credit Card Company

A card used as a method of payment is known as Credit card. Credit card is a payment card issued to users. Card holders can pay for goods and services provided that the holder will pay for them later. The size of most cr ...READ MORE

Woman to Lead Muslim State

Benazir Bhutto became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state and was also Pakistan's first (and thus far, only) female prime minister. Born in the Pakistani Sindhi family in the house of former prime minister of ...READ MORE

First Movie Crossing $100 Million

The first Hollywood movie to gross over $100 million in rentals was Jaws(Budget $9,000,000). Jaws was a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name. ...READ MORE

First Domesticated Animal

It is believed that domestication started in 12000 BC when human domesticated Dog as their Pet animal. Dog is a domestic mammal of the family Canidae a subspecies of the gray wolf (C. lupus) and related to foxes and jack ...READ MORE

First Spacecraft To Mars

Viking 1 was the first spacecraft sent to Mars as part of NASA's Viking program. NASA's Viking program to Mars was composed of two spacecraft which were Viking 1 and Viking 2. Viking 1 successfully landed on Mars on July ...READ MORE

Blind Person Reaching Everest

Erik Weihenmayer of United States of America is the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on May 25, 2001. The major facts is that he is the only blind person who has reached the summit of Mount Ever ...READ MORE

First Web Email Service

HoTMaiL Which is now known as Windows Live Hotmail was one of the first web-based email services. Founded by Sabeer Bhatia of INDIA and Jack Smith launched it in July 1996 as "HoTMaiL" which further acquired by Microsoft ...READ MORE

First Electronic Computer

Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer or ENIAC was the first general-purpose electronic computer. Financed by the United States Army during World War II, John Mauchly and John Presper Eckert of the University of P ...READ MORE

First Animal in Space

In 1957, Laika became the first animal launched into orbit, paving the way for human spaceflight. She was a Soviet space dog who became the first animals in space, and the first animal to orbit the Earth. The animal, lau ...READ MORE

Commercially Oil well

Oil is the largest segment of our energy raw materials use, being 40 percent, while coal use accounts for 27 percent, gas 21 percent, and hydroelectric/nuclear 12 percent. Although there are 20,000 petroleum fields known ...READ MORE

Fly Across English Channel

Born on 1 July 1872, Louis Charles Joseph Blériot(Louis Blériot) has the credit to fly across the english channel, a distance of 22 statute miles (36.6 km) from Les Barraques (near Calais) to Dover. He was a French aviat ...READ MORE

International Cricket Match

Having originated in south-east England, Sport of Cricket has developed globally in the 19th and 20th century. Governed by the International Cricket Council (ICC), Cricket is the world's second most popular spectator spo ...READ MORE

First Car In The World

So, which was the first car before that these were animal-drafted carriages only or before this date, there had already been automobiles powered by steam or electricity. Yes, It was Benz Patent Motorwagen built in 1886. ...READ MORE

SMS Message

SMS is believed to be originated from radio telegraphy in radio memo pagers. It was originated by using standardized phone protocols. These protocols were defined as the part of the Global System for Mobile Communication ...READ MORE

First Ever WebSite

The very first website was nxoc01.cern.ch running on a NeXT computer at CERN, and the very first web page was http://nxoc01.cern.ch/hypertext /WWW/TheProject.html. It was first put online on 6 August 1991. This website d ...READ MORE

Who Sent First Email

Raymond Samuel Tomlinson is a US programmer who sent the first email in 1971 in ARPANET Network. He received the George R. Stibitz Computer Pioneer Award from the American Computer Museum in April 2000. He is also the ma ...READ MORE

Car With 100 mph Speed

Gobron-Brillié was the name of first car which had achieved the speed of 100 mph around 1904. It was an early French automobile manufactured from 1898 to 1930. Louis Rigolly was the first person who had this achieved thi ...READ MORE

First Country To Use Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or another organization is governed. [Definition by New Oxford American Dictionary]. When these principles are writte ...READ MORE

First Person To Walk In Space

To answer it, let's first understand about Space Walk. According to NASA, any time an astronaut gets out of a vehicle while in space, it is called a spacewalk. A spacewalk is also called an EVA. EVA stands for extra-vehi ...READ MORE

Air Mail

Kumbh mela in India is full of historical events. One such event is that world's first Air Mail was started at Allahabad during the kumbh in 1911. On February 18, 1911, French pilot Henri Piquet soared into the evening s ...READ MORE

First Tele-Vision

If we go for television sets with cathode ray tubes, then the credit goes to a German radio and television apparatus company Telefunken, which was founded in Berlin in 1903. The TV Sets were first manufactured by Telefun ...READ MORE

First Talking Motion Picture

Although it was not the first Vitaphone(sound-on-disk) feature, it was the first feature-length Hollywood "talkie" film in which spoken dialogue was used as part of the dramatic action. The 89 minutes movie The Jazz S ...READ MORE

Stadium For First Olympic Games

It is Panathenaic Stadium located in Pangrati, Athens, Greece which has the credit of beginning the major sports events. This stadium is also known as Kallimarmaro which means "beautifully marbled" as it is the only majo ...READ MORE