Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
Happy April Fools’ Day
1826 – Samuel Morey patents the internal combustion engine.
In April 1865, Pemberton was wounded in the Battle of Columbus, Georgia, and like many wounded veterans, he became addicted to morphine.
1927 – First test of Wallace Turnbull’s controllable pitch propeller.
Back home in Murray, he continued to experiment with wireless telephony, using large circular conduction coils to transmit voice frequencies to receiving stations.
1613 – The first English child born in Canada at Cuper’s Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.
1484 – William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop’s Fables.
For more on the the founder of Domino’s Pizza, read Pizza Tiger.
More at NPR.
1621 – The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.