Today in history (1953), Chief Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr CSG GCON was born. He is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, and the second richest person in Nigeria.
Ross was the first to show that malarial parasite was transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes.
Today in history (2016), the EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 56 passengers, 3 security personnel, and 7 crew members on board
Today in history (1782), Friedrich Wilhelm Froebel who created the concept of Kindergarten (meaning garden of children), was born.
Today in history (1951), Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg (née Greenglass) were sentenced to death under Section 2 of the Espionage Act of 1917
On this day: in history (1902), Cuba gained its independence from the United States, which had taken control of the island in 1899 after...
Today in history (1533), the marriage of England's King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon was declared null and void.
Mrs Egan shot Mrs Smith, her daughter on March 8. This was after the daughter told the mother that she wanted to put her into a nursing home
If you have been following this series, I apologise for the hiatus. Firstly, I thought my battle with covid was over after the first...
Sanomi attended Federal Government College Warri and University of Jos in Plateau State where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Geology and Mining.
Today in history (1996), Alhaja Kudirat Abiola was assassinated whilst her husband was being detained by the Nigerian Government.
Donald Trump is an American politician, media personality, and businessman who served as the 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021.
Today in history (1937), the government of Germany, then under the control of Adolf Hitler formed a new state-owned automobile company, known as "Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH."
The five shortlisted authors are: Joshua Chizoma (Nigeria) for “Collector of Memories,” Nana-Ama Danquah (Ghana) for “When a Man Loves a Woman,” Hannah Giorgis (Ethiopia) for “A Double-Edged Inheritance,” Idza Luhumyo (Kenya) for “Five Years Next Sunday,” and Billie McTernan (Ghana) for “The Labadi Sunshine Bar.”
Today in history (1980), CNN (Cable News Network), the world’s first 24-hour television news network, made its debut.