Tags : Christopher Columbus

3rd August in history

Christopher Columbus set sail on his first voyage with three ships, Santa María, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the “Indies” on this day in 1492. Did you know that: • The Street Car Controller was patented by Walter Knight and William Potter on this day in 1897• The Firestone Tire […]...Read More

31st July in history

Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author, philanthropist, film producer, television producer, and screenwriter born on this day in 1965. Did you know that: • Christopher Columbus discovered the island of Trinidad on his third voyage on this day in 1498• “Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish dialect” […]...Read More

15th March in history

Alia Bhatt is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi-language films born on this day in 1993. Did you know that: • Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by Brutus, Cassius, and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March in Rome on this day in 44 […]...Read More

16th January in history

William Davis patented the refrigerator car on this day in 1868. Did you know that: • Christopher Columbus left the New World and set sail for Spain on this day in 1493• Color organ (for light shows) was patented, by Bainbridge Bishop on this day in 1877• Shooting for the first James Bond film “Dr […]...Read More

12th October in history

Hugh Jackman, Australian actor, singer and producer, well known for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men series was born on this day in 1968. He holds the Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero” for Wolverine. Did you know that: • In 1492 on this day, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus […]...Read More