Trivia Thursday: Australia Day

This Week’s Question: January 26 is Australia Day, marking the establishment of the first permanent European settlement on the continent. Where was that settlement located? Last Week’s Question: What two Industrial Revolution-era inventors share January 19 birthdays? Answer: They are James Watt, whose improvements to the Nowcomen steam engine would help drive the Industrial Revolution (he also developed the concept of horsepower) and Henry Bessemer, … Continue reading Trivia Thursday: Australia Day