Facts, facts and more facts
The first public broadcasting station is opened in Britain.
Maximinus Thrax becomes the new Emperor of Rome.
WWII ends when Japan surrenders.
Newton, Principia: Newton’s physics formed the foundation of modern science.
Peter the Great founds St Petersburg.
The Roman Pantheon is built in Rome.
Dynamite invented by Alfred Nobel.
Combine harvester invented by Hiram Moore.
The city of Baghdad is established and rises as a city of learning.