(Uskings.org) Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
USKINGS - Old Events - April 25, 2018 - Bell Labs Demonstrates the First Practical Silicon Solar Cell in 1954
(uskings.us) Solar cells, which convert sunlight into electrical current, had their beginnings more than a hundred years ago, though early solar cells were too inefficient to be of much use. In April, 1954, researchers at Bell Laboratories demonstrated the first practical silicon solar cell.
USKINGS - Old Events - April 18, 2018 - 1st crossword puzzle book published by Simon & Schuster in 1924
(uskings.us) The first book of crossword puzzles ever published was released on this date in 1924. It was also the first book published by Simon & Schuster.
USKINGS - Daily Highlighs - April 17, 2018 - World's first electrified road for charging vehicles opens in Sweden
(uskings.us) Stretch of road outside Stockholm transfers energy from two tracks of rail in the road, recharging the batteries of electric cars and trucks
USKINGS - Old Events - April 15, 2018 - Ray Kroc opens first McDonald's Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois in 1955
(UsKings.org) McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.
(uskings.us) Tết, or Vietnamese New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. The word is a shortened form of Tết Nguyên Đán, which is Sino-Vietnamese for "Feast of the First Morning of the First Day".
(USKings.org) Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
(USKings.org) Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776.
(UsKings.us) Toyota is introducing an Iron Man-style robotic leg brace designed to help partially-paralysed people walk.
(UsKings.us) Saturn's ice-crusted moon Enceladus may now be the single best place to go to look for life beyond Earth.