WCSA - On This Day - October 20, 2021 - The Sydney Opera House is opened by Elizabeth II after 14 years of construction in 1973
(Wcsa.world) The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings.
WCSA - On This Day - September 29, 2021 - The convention establishing CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) is signed in 1954
(Wcsa.world) The European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.
WCSA - On This Day - September 28, 2021 - The third legal definition of the metre was adopted at the Paris General Conference in 1889
(Wcsa.world) In 1889, the third legal definition of the metre was adopted at the Paris General Conference.
(Wcsa.world) In 1937 the world famous Santa Claus School opened. You could get a B.S.C. (Bachelor of Santa Claus) degree at the school for $75. It was the first of it's kind and today is the oldest continuously-run Santa school in the world.
(Wcsa.world) Honda Motor Company, Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
(Wcsa.world) Founded in 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi in Kyoto, Japan, The Nintendo Playing Card Company was a small business that would go on to revolutionize gaming around the world.
(Wcsa.world) The first ice cream cone was produced in 1896 by Italo Marchiony. Marchiony, who emigrated from Italy in the late 1800s, invented his ice cream cone in New York City. He was granted a patent in December 1903.
(Wcsa.world) On September 21, 1930, Johannes Ostermeier was issued a patent for the flash bulb used in photography.
WCSA - On This Day - September 20, 2021 - Elisha Otis cuts an elevator cable and changes the Manhattan skyline in 1853
(Wcsa.world) When Elisha Otis had himself slowly hoisted on his elevating platform to stand suspended above the crowds at the New York Crystal Palace, the heart of the 1853 World’s Fair, he set out to shock.
(Wcsa.world) For the sake of clarity and efficiency, Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Scott E Fahlman suggested the use of what are now known as emoticons on September 19, 1982.