On this day in 1948, the WHO (World Health organisation) was formed. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948 headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. The World Health Organisation (WHO) … Read moreWHO are you?
On this day in 1896, the 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece, 1500 years after the original games were banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I.
On this day in 1904, the first international rugby league match was played between England and an other Nationalities Team (Welsh and Scottish players) at Central Park, Wigan, England.
Poecilotheria rajaei, a giant tarantula with a 20cm leg span, is discovered in Sri Lanka on this day in 2003.
Did you know a Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever – a 50-foot tidal wave?
On this day in 1921, Albert Einstein lectured in New York City on his new “Theory of Relativity”.
April Fools’ Day (sometimes called All Fools’ Day) is an annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes often expose their prank by shouting “April fool” at the unfortunate victim(s). Some newspapers, magazines and other published media report … Read moreApril Fool’s Day
On this day in 1889, the Eiffel Tower officially opened in Paris. Built for the Exposition Universelle, at 300m high it retains the record for the tallest man made structure for 41 years.