[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 27, 2023 – 135th Anniversary of the National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC (1888)
(Worldkings.org) The National Geographic Society was founded in 1888 by a group of elite scholars, explorers, and scientists. Today, National Geographic continues to pursue its mission "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural, historical, and natural resources."
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.63) The Wave: The spectacular sandstone formation of Arizona
(WorldKings.org) Considered one of the most photographed landscapes in the United States, each year, hikers scramble to get one of the few permits granted to hike in to see this formation.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 135th anniversary of establishment of National Geographic Society, USA (January 13, 1888 – January 13, 2023)
(WorldKings.org) The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational organizations in the world.
Top 50 Life Skills Courses In The World (P. 41) Photography Masterclass (Udemy, USA): The best-selling photography skills course on the Udemy platform
(Worldkings.org) The “Photopraphy Masterclass” course is the most comprehensive and best-selling course on the Udemy platform. The course helps learners master the knowledge of photography from basic to advanced and train from an amateur photographer to a skilled photographer.
WORLDKINGS- On This Day – December 08, 2022 – Samuel F. O’Reilly patented the first electric tattoo machine based on Thomas A. Edison’s autographic printing pen, in 1891
(Worldkings.org) Samuel F. O’Reilly was born in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut to Irish immigrants Thomas O’Reilly and Mary Ann Hurley in May 1854. O'Reilly was a New York tattoo artist, who patented the first electric tattoo machine on December 8, 1891.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 103rd anniversary of the establishment of Olympus Corporation (October 12, 1919 – October 12, 2022)
(worldkings.org) Olympus Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products. Olympus was established on 12 October 1919, initially specializing in microscopes and thermometers. Olympus holds roughly a 70-percent share of the global endoscope market, estimated to be worth approximately US$2.5 billion. Its global headquarters are located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
(Worldkings.org) On September 21, 1930, Johannes Ostermeier was issued a patent for the flash bulb used in photography.
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Milestones during 103 years development of Olympus, famous brand in optics and reprography area (1967)
(worldkings.org) Olympus is a worldwide renowned manufacturer of microscopes.
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Highlights during 53 years of development of AMD, a tech giant in hardware industry (1974)
(worldkings.org) AMD, together with Nvidia, is the best-known brand in graphics card technology.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Société de Géographie: World’s oldest geographical society
(WorldKings.org) The Société de Géographie is the world's oldest geographical society.