Freddie Mercury Born, First Episode Of Star Trek Airs & More Good News in History For The Week September 5 to September 11

September 5 Freddie Mercury Born September 5 1946 Freddie Mercury was born on this day in 1946. The lead singer of British rock band Queen was...

Titanic Discovered On The Ocean Floor, Netflix Founded and More Good News in History For The Week August 29 To September 4

August 29 Copper Coins Are Minted In Japan For The First Time In 708CE The first documented coinage that was used in Japan were copper coins...

Total Eclipse, T-Rex Skeleton Found & More Good News in History For The Week August 8-14

August 9 Leaning Tower Of Pisa Construction Started 1179 Construction started on the leaning tower of Pisa in 1179, there were many interruptions to its completion...

Oxygen Is Discovered,First Footage of White Giraffes & More Good News in History For The Week August 1-8

August 1 Oxygen Is Discovered in 1775 On August 1 1774 oxygen is discovered by chemist Joseph Priestley. He discovered the gas by heating red...

Insulin is isolated for the first time, NASA is created, & More Good News In History For The Week July 25 – 31

25 July 2018 Liquid lake found on Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t3e3wec1as A liquid lake was found on Mars under its South Pole by European Space Agency's Mars Express...

Nelson Mandela Awarded, First Woman To Pilot A 747, And Central Park Gets The Green Light & More Good News In History For The...

July 18, 1984 Nelson Mandela is awarded the Joliot Curie Gold Medal for Peace Just over a month after Nelson Mandela was jailed for life he...

July 11 to July 17: 165 year orbits, Aboriginal flag, Live Aid and more good news in history.

Throughout history there has always been something positive happening in the world. We're going back in time to look at some of the good...

July 4 to July 10: Huge hoard of gold and silver Anglo-Saxon artifacts found in England & more good news in history

There's always something positive happening in the world. We're going back in time to look at some of the good news in history for...

27 June- 2nd July: Stephen Hawking hosts a party for time travellers & more good news in history

27 June First woman to complete round-the-world bike ride in 1894 On June 27 1894 Annie Londonderry set off on a round-the-world trip on her bicycle....

20-26 June: First woman to earn a PhD in America and other events in history

This week in history was significant for women. Three women become the first female Prime Ministers in their retrospective countries, and it was week...

Pioneer 10 – first human made object to leave the Milky Way- This week in history

The space probe Pioneer 10 becomes the first human made object to leave our solar system. Check out this story and more by reading...

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is released this week in 1982

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial came out 40 years ago this week! Check out this story and more by reading below: 7th June Prince is born in 1958 Prince...

Bon Jovi waives fee for concert in Spain in 2013

On 30 May 2013 Bon Jovi waived their concert fee for a gig in Madrid, Spain. During 2013 Spain was going through a financial...

The first Star Wars movie was released on this day in 1977

Forty-five years ago today the first Star Wars movie was released by 20th century fox. Star Wars Episode IV- A New Hope came out...

Hungarian stork gets a new beak

On May 19 2009 a stork was given a special delivery, it received a new beak. The stork had damaged its beak in an...

10 of the strangest animals

Let's face it, on a planet that has over 8.7 million species of animals, there are bound to be some strange ones. However, these...

Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth Hoisington are appointed as the first female generals in US army

On the 15th of May 1970, then president Richard Nixon appointed both Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington as generals in the United...

First non-stop trans-North American balloon flight

On 12th May in 1980. Maxie Anderson and his son Kristian, made the first non-stop trans-North American balloon flight. The flight departed Fort Baker...

Baby Elephant is reunited with her mother 3 years after being taken

A baby elephant has been reunited with her mother, thanks to the goodhearted people of Elephant Nature Park in Thailand. The young elephant, named...

26th April 1994: First multiracial election in South Africa

Twenty-eight years ago today elections began in South Africa, however, this was no ordinary election. For the first time in South African history the...