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  1. Vitamins — 2019-06-01 23:10:23
    …*Cambridge**, in 1890, obtained a scholarship to St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, from which he qualified in 1896. He held a resident appointment at the Metropolitan Hospital, and then spent several years in general practice in **Coventry** b…
  2. Railway — 2019-02-19 15:36:10
    …ch as the '''Bolton & Leigh.''' But his big triumph came in 1829. The proposed Liverpool & Manchester railway directors held a trial to determine which locomotive to use for their railway. The winner also received the huge sum of £500. The co…
    …ntest was held at '''Rainhill''', and of ten engines entered, only 5 turned up and just 3 functioned well enough to take part in the R…
  3. Vacuum cleaner — 2018-12-26 13:21:55
    …arned the Royal Warrant of Appointment to His Majesty. Booth's next successful demonstration of the mobile cleaner was held at the '''Royal Mint'''. On the way back to headquarters a Police van stopped them and insisted on escorting them back …
  4. Beatles — 2018-10-12 13:59:50
    …s in television history. The 'real' people of the US had their say and the 'establishment' had to concede. In 1964 they held the top five places on the Billboard Hot 100, a feat that has never been repeated. /* event_date="9 February 1964" Bea…
    …tles appear on The Ed Sullivan Show */ == The Global Invasion == They held and still hold many records in the music industry. ~- Biggest All-Times Sales. 600 million. ~- Most No.1 Singles On UK…
  5. Ice Cream Cone — 2018-09-12 18:00:23
    …medium eggs ~- Half a tsp vanilla extract ~- 2 tbsp rose-water == Ahead of her Time == Agnes began to selling her hand-held, edible ice cream cone and they would soon go on to replace the unhygienic glass 'licks' that ice cream street vendors …
  6. Miss World — 2018-06-27 12:49:19
    …nment]] Miss World, the first international beauty pageant, was created in Britain by Eric Morley in **1951**. It was held on 29 July 1951 at the Lyceum Ballroom in [[London]], [[England]]. == Miss World == Morley had arranged the beauty ev…
  7. Rubber — 2018-02-14 23:42:28
    …url="Suspender.jpg" class="left" title="Suspender Belt" width="150" }} Thomas even made rubber bottles. One day Hancock held one of the bottles in his hand and realized that if it was sliced up it could be used as garters, suspenders and waistb…
  8. Hovercraft — 2017-08-24 11:29:22
    …topher Cockerell's idea was not a new one. Many men had tried to make a working 'glidable' craft but commercial backing held them back. Cockerell's design was the first to build a vehicle that could move over the ground and water, floating on a…
  9. Toothbrush — 2017-08-06 10:37:43
    …nd he carved a small brush handle from bone. He drilled holes into the bone handle and inserted boar bristles that were held in place by wire. Addis starting mass-producing his contraption after leaving prison in Whitechapel, east [[London]], […
  10. Vaccination — 2017-07-09 10:30:27
    …Royal Society in '''**1787**'''. == Ballooning == During his lifetime 'Hot Air Ballooning' become popular and Jenner held many experiments in this area too. == Links == [[http://www.jennermuseum.com|Jenner Museum]] [[http://www.jenner.ac.uk…
  11. Petroleum — 2017-07-07 00:38:24
    …out the world, both to those licensing Young's patent, and to those trying to reproduce the process. Even though Young held the patent, some countries realised they had their own oil and coal reserves. In 1859, an oil well was drilled in Titus…
  12. Cricket — 2017-07-05 08:37:39
    …nce then gone on to become one of the most prominent bodies in world cricket The first official International match was held between Canada and United States in the year 1844. == Cricket Today == Cricket has moved from a quaint English villag…
  13. Paralympic Games — 2017-06-21 14:32:08
    …the first Paralympic Games. The first Winter Paralympics were held in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden in 1976. == Paralympic Games == Since 1988, the Summer Paralympics have been held in conjunc…
  14. Glastonbury Festival — 2017-05-19 15:29:10
    …f music, art, and culture. **Glastonbury Fayre**, as it was then, cost **£1** (one pound) with free milk included was held the day after [[Jimi_Hendrix_Experience| Jimi Hendrix]] died. Headline act was **Tyrannosaurus Rex** (T.Rex) who step…
  15. Modern Olympics — 2017-01-25 14:57:15
    …ympian movement with de Coubertain. ==Modern Olympics== In **1894** the first Congress of the **Modern Olympics** was held in France and Brookes was invited to attend. Unfortunately he was unable to go due to ill health. In 1896 however the S…
    …hropshire doctor's dream was realised. The first revived Olympics were held in **Athens** during the month of April. Tragically, Brookes had died just 4 months earlier. {{image url="1948.jpg" t…
  16. Guillotine — 2016-07-28 13:29:34
    … 7lb 12 oz, attached to the bottom of a massive wooden block that slid up and down in grooves in the uprights. This was held up by a rope. Once the condemned prisoner had been securely fastened the executioner would pull the rope. But the exec…
  17. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …nce then gone on to become one of the most prominent bodies in world cricket The first official International match was held between Canada and United States in the year 1844. [[Cricket | Main article.]] == Rugby 1871 == {{Image url="Rugby_Bal…
    …yed pelota on the lawn behind the Manor House Hotel. The hotel bears a plaque erected during the centenary celebrations held on 11 June 1972, which reads: ‘In 1872 Major Harry Gem with his friend Mr. B. Pereira, joined with Dr. Frederick Hayn…
    …game which form the basis of the modern ones. The Courier of 23 July 1884 recorded one of the first tennis tournaments, held in the grounds of Shrubland Hall.(demolished 1948) One of the first real or royal tennis courts was built in Bedford S…
  18. Marmalade — 2016-05-20 09:14:51
    …ntials of English table comfort". == History == The recipe book of Madam Eliza Cholmondeley, dated around **1677** and held at the Chester Record Office 4, has one of the earliest recipes for a //Marmelet of Oranges// that compares to the marm…

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