(Wcsa.world) 51 years ago today, the first-ever 911 call took place in Haleyville, Alabama.
(Wcsa.world) In accordance with a formal proclamation by Queen Elizabeth II of England, a new Canadian national flag is raised above Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the capital of Canada.
WCSA - On This Day – February 14, 2019 – YouTube is launched by a group of college students, in 2005
(Wcsa.world) YouTube, LLC is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.
WCSA - On This Day – February 13, 2019 – U.S. patent (No. 812,554) was issued to Alfred Einhorn for synthesis of procaine, which was given the tradename of Novocain, for use as a local anaesthetic, in 1906
(Wcsa.world) Alfred Einhorn born Alfred Finkle (27 February 1856 – 21 March 1917) was a Jewish German chemist most notable for first synthesizing procaine in 1905 which he patented under the name Novocain .
(Wcsa.world) On this day in 1952, after a long illness, King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham. Princess Elizabeth, the oldest of the king’s two daughters and next in line to succeed him, was in Kenya at the time of her father’s death; she was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953, at age 27.
(Wcsa.world)The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) is a smaller organisation within the greater Asian Football Confederation, and centres on Southeast Asia, founded in 1984 by the nations of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
WCSA - On This Day – January 25, 2019 – 101 Dalmatians premiered from Walt Disney Productions, in 1961
(Wcsa.world) One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often abbreviated as 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith.
WCSA - On This Day – January 24, 2019 – Charles Goodyear, Jr. patented the Goodyear Welt, a machine for sewing boots and shoes, in 1871
(Wcsa.world) A Goodyear welt is a strip of leather, rubber, or plastic that runs along the perimeter of a shoe outsole. The machinery used for the process was invented in 1869 by Charles Goodyear Jr., the son of Charles Goodyear.
WCSA - On This Day – January 20, 2019 – January 20 was officially become a Inauguration Day, in 1937
(Wcsa.world) In many countries a newly elected leader takes power within a couple weeks or—as in the case of Great Britain—even the day following an election. In the United States, though, more than 11 weeks can pass between Election and Inauguration Days in order to give an incoming president time to choose a cabinet and plan for a new administration. The result is a lengthy lame-duck period, but it used to be even longer.
WCSA - On This Day – January 19, 2019 – Georges Claude patents the neon discharge tube for use in advertising, in 1915.
(Wcsa.world) Georges Claude (24 September 1870 – 23 May 1960) was a French engineer and inventor. He is noted for his early work on the industrial liquefaction of air, for the invention and commercialization of neon lighting, and for a large experiment on generating energy by pumping cold seawater up from the depths.