On the 29th of March 1795 young Ludwig Van Beethoven gave his first performance in Vienna as a pianist. He was 24.
On 22nd of March 1895, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, put on show their first film at the Société d’Encouragement à l’Industrie Nationale.
On the 15th of March 1985 the first internet domain name was registered: Symbolics.com
On March 8th 1884, Susan B. Anthony, argued before the U.S. Judiciary Committee for an amendment to the Constitution for the right of women to have the vote.
On March 1st 1896 Henri Becquerel discovered spontaneous radioactivity.
Stan Laurel died on the 23rd of February 1965. He was 74. His cinema career spanned from the birth of films, to sound and colour.
On 16th of February 1918 Lithuania reinstated its independence.
On 9th of February 1972 A State of Emergency was declared in the UK due to the effects of the Miner’ Strike.
On 2nd of February 1709 Alexander Selkirk was rescued from an uninhabited island where he had been stranded by the Captain of the ship he was serving on.
On 26th of January 1926 John Logie Baird was the first person in the world to demonstrate a working television system using his televisor system