[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 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.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 23, 2023 – The 73rd Anniversary of Jerusalem's Proclamation as the Capital of Israel (1950)
(Worldkings.org) On this date in 1950, Israel’s first Knesset declared Jerusalem to be the the capital of Israel — defying Jordan’s annexation of East Jerusalem in 1949 as well as the United Nations’ partition resolution of November 29, 1947, which had envisioned the city under UN administration.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 21, 2023 – The 234th Anniversary of 1st American novel, WH Brown's "Power of Sympathy" is published (1789)
(Worldkings.org) The Power of Sympathy: or, The Triumph of Nature (1789) is an 18th-century American sentimental novel written in epistolary form by William Hill Brown and is widely considered to be the first American novel.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 20, 2023 – The 14th Anniversary of the Inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama (2009)
(Worldkings.org) On January 20, 2009, US President Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. The inspiring story of Barack Obama's ascent to the White House was compelling to people from all over the world.