On 21st of March 1859 The Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh opened.
On 14th of March 1899 Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin took out a US patent for a ‘navigable balloon’. It became known as a Zeppelin airship.
On 7th of March 1912 Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen announced to the world the location of the South Pole which he had reached on 14th December 1911.
On the 28th of February 1983 the final episode of M*A*S*H aired on US TV.
On 21st of February 1990, The BATMAN theme composed by Danny Elfman won the Grammy for the Best Instrumental Composition at 32nd Annual Grammy Awards.
On 14th of February 1931 the film ‘Dracula’ starring Bela Lugosi was released.
On 7th of February 2005, Ellen MacArthur became the fastest person to sail solo around the world taking 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes 33 seconds.
On 31st of January 1855, the UK Prime Minster George Hamilton Gordon, Lord Aberdeen resigned.
On 24th of January 1940, the film ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ was released.
On the 17th of January 1942, The Greatest boxer, Mohammad Ali was born.