[WORLDKINGS] On this day - May 18, 2023 – The 32nd Anniversary of Helen Sharman becoming the first British citizen to go into space (1991)
(Worldkings.org) On May 18, 1991, Helen Sharman blasted off into space aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to become the first British astronaut to leave the planet.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - May 8, 2023 – The 137th anniversary since Coca-Cola was first introduced to the market (1886)
(Worldkings.org) On May 8, 1886, the world’s first Coca-Cola was served at Jacobs’ Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. It was the creation of Dr. John Pemberton as a tonic for common ailments.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - May 7, 2023 – The 77th Anniversary of Sony Group Corporation, Japan's largest media and technology corporation (1946)
(Kyluc.vn - Worldkings.org) It was on May 7, 1946 that Mr. Masaru Ibuka and Mr. Akio Morita together with a small team of passionate and committed group of employees started to build “Tokyo Tsushin Kenkyujo” (Totsuko), or “Tokyo Telecommunications Research Institute” into the well-known global conglomerate that it is today.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day – May 2, 2023 – The 71st anniversary of the first commercial jet entering service (1952)
(Worldkings.org) On May 2, 1952, BOAC was the first airline to put a passenger jet into air service. The A De Havilland Comet made the first jetliner flight with fare-paying passengers, from London to Johannesburg.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - May 1, 2023 – The 14th anniversary of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Sweden (2009)
(Worldkings.org) Sweden became the seventh country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage on May 1, 2009.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 29, 2023 – The 112th Anniversary of Tsinghua University's establishment in Beijing, China (1911)
(Worldkings.org) Founded on April 29, 1911, Tsinghua University is considered the most prestigious university in China and Asia, and always named in the highest ranking of the most prestigious universities in Asia.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 28, 2023 – The 22nd anniversary of Denis Tito becoming the first tourist in space (2001)
(Worldkings.org) On April 28, 2001, Dennis Tito became the world's first tourist to fly into space. He paid $20 million for his memorable travel.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 26, 2023 – The 69th anniversary since Salk's polio vaccine was first tested across the US (1954)
(Worldkings.org) Salk's vaccine was used in a test called the Francis Field Trial, led by Thomas Francis, the largest medical experiment in history at that time.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 23, 2023 – The 18th anniversary of "Me at the zoo" – The world’s first video uploaded to Youtube (2005)
(Kyluc.vn - Worldkings.org) On April 23, 2005, the first video featuring YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim was uploaded to Youtube. It is considered the most important YouTube video of all time.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 22, 2023 – The 53rd anniversary since Earth Day was first celebrated (1970)
(Worldkings.org) Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.