Facts, facts and more facts
Microscope invented by Galileo Galilei.
The great poet Homer writes “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey”.
The Wright Brothers make their first powered flights.
Powered airplane invented by Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright.
The seed-drill is invented by Jethro Tull.
France sells vast area of land west of the Mississippi to the United States in whats known as The Louisiana Purchase.
Vacuum cleaner invented by Hubert Booth.
Digital satellite radio.
The slave trade is abolished in Britain via the Slave Trade Act.
The Millennium Bug (Year 2000 Problem, Y2k) arises.
Queen Victoria of England dies.
In the battle of Gilboa, Saul is killed and David ascends to the throne.