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14th July in history

Sarah Goode received a U.S. patent for her invention of a folding cabinet bed on this day in 1885. Did you know that: • The first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration was by Florida physician John Gorrie on this day in 1850• Alvin J. Fellows of New Haven, Connecticut patented the tape measure […]...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

28th March in history

Born on this day in 1986, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Did you know that: • The “Greatest Show On Earth” was formed by P. T. Barnum and James Anthony Bailey on this day in 1881• William Fleming received a patent for a player […]...Read More

7th November in history

“Mr. Bean”, a sitcom directed by Mel Smith and starring Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean opened in the US on this day in 1997. Mr. Bean is the titular protagonist in the comedy series of 15 episodes that were co-written by Atkinson. Did you know that: • Robert Goddard demonstrated tube-launched solid propellant rockets on […]...Read More