A highly entertaining, illustrated guide to a whole range of firsts, from the worlds of history, science, transport, society, the arts and sport, now in ebook format.Over 300 fascinating firsts from the worlds of science, transport, the arts, society and many others are included in this handy-sized illustrated guide.Do you know when the first fire brigade was established? Or which were the first countries to join NATO? Or when were the first car number plates introduced? Or who was the first travel agent? Or when was the first national daily newspaper published? Or who was the first billionaire?All these questions and hundreds more are answered in this Gem reference book.
Elaine Henderson is the author of other titles in the Collins Gem series, including Gem Castles of Scotland and Gem Fact File.