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8th March in history

Born on this day in 1977, James Van Der Beek is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson’s Creek and Johnny “Mox” Moxon in Varsity Blues. Did you know that: • Vienna Wiener Stadtbahn was established on this day in 1706• Edwin Hubble photo showed as […]...Read More

7th March in history

Rachel Weisz is a British-American actress born on this day in 1970. Weisz made her film debut in Death Machine. Did you know that: • Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for the telephone on this day in 1876• James Hutton, a geologist, presented his full theory of uniformitarianism at a meeting of the […]...Read More

6th March in history

Born on this day in 1972, Shaquille “Shaq” O’Neal is an American former professional basketball player and sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA on TNT. Did you know that: • Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society started publishing on this day in 1665• Dmitri Mendeleev presented the first periodic table of the elements […]...Read More

5th March in history

Madison Beer is an American singer and songwriter born on this day in 1999. Did you know that: • George Westinghouse Jr. patented the steam-air brake on this day in 1872• “King Kong” was first televised on this day in 1956• Arthur K. Melin received a U.S. Patent for a Hoop Toy, aka the Hula-Hoop on […]...Read More

4th March in history

Catherine O’Hara is a Canadian-American actress, comedian, writer, and singer born on this day in 1954. Did you know that: • The first vampire film Nosferatu, an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula premiered at the Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany on this day in 1922• The first radio facsimile, or fax transmission, was sent across the […]...Read More

3rd March in history

Camila Cabello is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter born on this day in 1997. She rose to prominence as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed on The X Factor USA. Did you know that: • Thomas Jennings received a patent for “dry scouring of clothes” on this day in 1821• Alexander Graham […]...Read More

2nd March in history

Born on this day in 1904, Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, and filmmaker. Did you know that: • The Patent Act increased the term of a patent grant from fourteen to seventeen years on this day in 1861• The first “King Kong” film directed by Merian […]...Read More

1st March in history

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist born on this day in 1994. Did you know that: • Yellowstone became the world’s first national park on this day in 1872• Henri Becquerel discovered radioactivity on this day in 1896• Magician and showman Harry Houdini was granted the patent for a diver’s suit […]...Read More

28th February in history

National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year. This day marks the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on this day in 1928. Did you know that: • The first edition of Henry Fieldings’ novel “Tom Jones” was published on this day in 1749• The […]...Read More

27th February in history

Kate Mara is an American actress born on this day in 1983. She is known for work in television, playing reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards. Did you know that: • English explorer William Dampier was the first British person to visit the Pacific Island of New Britain on this […]...Read More