Monday, October 29, 2012

21 November Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

1783 - 1783, Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier  and the Marquis Francois Laurant d'Arlandes became the first men to fly in a  hot-air balloon that  lifted off from La Muettte, a royal palace in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris. The balloon flew nearly 6 miles in 25 mins and it reached an altitude of around 300-ft.

1877 - Thomas Edison announced his invention of his "talking machine" - the tin-foil cylinder recorder that preceeded the phonograph.


1694 - Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet de Voltaire) - author, philosopher
           Voltaire's Philosophical Contribution -

Knowledge History of the Day - Index for the Year

Management Theory Review Blog
Management Knowledge Center
Engineering and Technology Knowledge Center
Science Knowledge Center
Social Science Knowledge Center

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