Tuesday, August 22, 2017

These Countries Had It First

- First Country in World to abolish Slavery : Spain.
- First Country in World to abolish Death Penalty : Venezuela.
- First Country in World to legalize Same-Sex marriage : Netherlands.
- First Country in World to initiate Family Planning Policy : India
- First Country in World to issue Paper Currency : China (by Song Dynasty).


- First Country in World to issue Postal Stamp : Britain (the stamp name is "Penny Black").
- First Country in World to develop Hydro-electricity : Norway
- First Country in World to let Right to Vote for Women : Newzealand.
- First Country in World to introduce VAT(Value Added tax) : France in 1954
- First Country in World to impose Carbon Tax :Finland in 1990.
- First Country in World to be Democratic : Athens of Greece
- First Country in World to experience Industrial Revolution : Britain.
- First Country in World to have an official National Flag : Denmark (soit has oldest Flag)
- First Country in World to launch 3G/4G Technology :Japan.
- First Nobel Laurate in Africa (Wole Soyinka)--- Nigeria
- First Country in World to initiate Railways : Britain.
- First Country in World to launch artificial Satellite into Earth's orbit : USSR or Soviet Russia in 1957(Satellite's name is Sputnik-1)

 This list was put together by Ayanfe Benjamin Akinlaja


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