Technological Events of Today in History: September 28

28 September, 1918 – U.S.A. Spanish Flu Epidemic In the worlds worst flu epidemic in history (called Spanish Flu because the first major outbreak causing multiple deaths was in Spain), an estimated 30 million people died worldwide. Philadelphia was the hardest hit city in the United States. After the Liberty Loan parade on September 28, […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 14

14 September, 1951 – Seedless Watermelon A seedless watermelon was developed at Purdue University. It is round and expected to weighed about 3.63 to 5.54 kg, it could well be seen on sale in parts of the country by next year. 14 September, 1951 – UK Fawley Oil Refinery The largest oil refinery in Europe […]