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25th July in history

Wilhelm Schneider patented the Carousel in Davenport, Iowa, on this day in 1871. Did you know that: • Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado found the City of Santiago de Cali on this day in 1536• English engineer George Stephenson introduced his first steam locomotive, a travelling engine designed for hauling coal […]...Read More

9th June in history

Johnny Depp is an American actor, producer, and musician born on this day in 1963. Depp became one of the most commercially successful film stars by playing Jack Sparrow in the swashbuckler film series Pirates of the Caribbean. Did you know that: • George Stephenson, English inventor of the first steam locomotive engine for railroads […]...Read More

27th September in history

George Stephenson’s “Locomotion No. 1” became the first steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public rail line, the Stockton and Darlington Railway in England on this day in 1825. Did you know that: • A hurricane hit Carlisle Bay Barbados, 27 British ships sank and 3,000 died on this day in 1694.• Simona Halep, […]...Read More