4th July – American Independence Day

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and […]

July 1st – Evolution of the telephone

Here is a pretty cool fact: On this day, July 1st 1881, the first ever international telephone call was made between the United States of America and Canada. Over 120 years on we now make such calls daily and technology has moved on so much we now have emails, text messaging, picture messaging, instant messaging, […]