History

Why do we celebrate halloween?

Sep 29th, 2008 | By

Halloween is celebrated with candies, bright costumes, black cats, pumpkins etc. It is believed that 2000 years back Halloween was originated from the Celtic festival of samhain. They worship the nature’s beauty, the sun and also samhain who was believed as lord of dead pupils. These people also believe that samhain calls all the dead
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Who invented the Gas Mask?

Sep 28th, 2008 | By

The gas mask is a device, when used protects the user from breathing in toxic gases and pollutants. The gas mask was invented by Garrett A. Morgan and patented in 1914, though there were others who had worked on these masks before this invention. Garrett’s gas mask was very much similar to the modern day
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When was the first television made?

Sep 28th, 2008 | By

A box by which we see images and hear sounds is called television. Let us know about its invention and development. In 1862 Abbe Giovanna Caselli invented pantelgraph which sends the still images with wires. May and Smith the other scientists in 1873 started their experiments with selenium and light which shows that they can
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Who invented electric Water Heater?

Sep 27th, 2008 | By

Edwin Ruud, a Norwegian mechanical engineer invented the electric water heater in 1889 that has now become an indispensible part of every household and certain commercial organizations and industries. He founded the Ruud Manufacturing Company where these devices were manufactured and sold. Ruud’s design had a large tank for storing hot water and a heat
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Why did war of Vietnam begin?

Sep 26th, 2008 | By

The incident started in the beginning of 20th century when a Vietnamese nationalist Ho Chin Minh was studying in U.S and wrote to president to seek their help to run the country which was then under French but all this was not attended by U.S that time. Afterwards they approached this same man and said
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When was the first car made?

Sep 23rd, 2008 | By

After the invention of wheel man started inventing different types of vehicles that could run on roads. It is said that in 1678 father Ferdinand Verbiest presented a steam powered vehicle to the emperor of China. But no proofs are available for this so people took it as it was a model. The first self
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Why did World War I start?

Sep 21st, 2008 | By

“Great war” is the other name of world war I. It was started due to many reasons but the foremost cause of all is the assassination of Archduke Frencis Ferdinand, the next heir of Austro-Hungarian Empire and his wife Sophie during their Serbia visit. They thought that if Ferdinand got the throne of Austro-Hungarian Empire
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Who invented hair dryer?

Sep 18th, 2008 | By

A hairdryer or blow dryer is an electromechanical gadget that blows hot or cool air over damp or wet hair to aid in quick drying of wet hair. Alexandre Godefoy of France invented the electric hair dryer in 1890. Before the hairdryer was invented men and women used the vacuum cleaner to dry their hair.
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Who invented the dollar bill?

Sep 14th, 2008 | By

The dollar bill was first issued during the tenure of President Abraham Lincoln as a Legal Tender Note in 1862 and was designed by Salmon P. Chase, the Secretary of Treasury. This dollar bill had the portrait of Salmon P Chase. The materials that are used to manufacture a dollar bill are Crane brand of
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Who invented file cabinet?

Sep 11th, 2008 | By

A file cabinet is a type of office furniture which is used for storing paper documents in file folders. In simple terms, it is an enclosure for storing documents. File cabinets are mainly available in two varieties; the vertical and the horizontal file cabinets. The vertical file cabinets are predominantly used today in the modern
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