[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 2, 2023 – The 231st anniversary of the dollar’s establishment as the US currency (1792)
(Worldkings.org) The Mint Act of 1792 established the Dollar as the currency of the United States. About two-thirds of global trade today is based on the US Dollar.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day – March 19, 2023 – The 74th Anniversary of the first museum dedicated to atomic energy was established in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (1949)
(Worldkings.org) The American Museum of Science and Energy was founded on March 19, 1949, as the world's first museum dedicated to atomic energy.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 16, 2023 – The 196th anniversary of "Freedom's Journal" - The first newspaper founded by black people to be published in the United States (1827)
(Worldkings.org) Founded on March 16, 1827 as a four-page, four-column standard-sized weekly, Freedom's Journal was the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 11, 2023 – The 321st anniversary of Daily Courant - Britain's first daily newspaper published (1702)
(Worldkings.org) On 11 March 1702, Elizabeth Mallet of Fleet Street published the first edition of the Daily Courant, Britain's first daily newspaper.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 25, 2023 - 209th anniversary of Australia's first currency, the Holey Dollar, entering circulation in New South Wales (1814)
(Worldkings.org) On 24 February 1814, Australia's first coin, the small hole dollar, entered circulation in the colony of New South Wales. Holey dolar made of Spanish 'eight' with holes cut out in the middle.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 11, 2023 - 204th anniversary of Robert Fulton's patenting of the world's first commercial steamboat (1809)
(Worldkings.org) On this day, February 11th, 1809, Robert Fulton patented his steamboat.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 4,2023 - The 15th anniversary of World Cancer Day recognized as an international day (2008)
(Worldkings.org) Sooner or later, it seems, cancer has an impact on us all. That’s why World Cancer Day on February 4 is an important day to raise awareness about prevention, detection, and treatment. Started by the Union for International Cancer Control in 2008, World Cancer Day activities seek to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer by 2020.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 28, 2023 – The 172nd Anniversary of Northwestern University established in USA (1851)
(Worldkings.org) The history of Northwestern University can be traced back to a May 31, 1850, meeting of nine prominent Chicago businessmen. On January 28, 1851, the Illinois General Assembly granted a charter to the Trustees of the Northwestern University making it the first recognized university in Illinois.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 26, 2023 – The 152nd Anniversary of the Rugby Football Union established in Britain (1871)
(Worldkings.org) On the 26th January 1871, a meeting was called at the Pall Mall restaurant to form the rugby football union and agree on a set of rules which clubs would follow when playing each other. Representatives from 21 clubs met, resulting in the formation of the Rugby Football Union.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 25, 2023 – The 469th Anniversary of the City of São Paulo in Brazil (1554)
(Worldkings.org) The São Paulo city’s name derives from its having been founded by Jesuit missionaries on January 25, 1554, the anniversary of the conversion of St. Paul.