First in the World

A long and complete list of First in the World which is achieved by extraordinary peoples around the world in different categories...

• First Asian city to host Olympics --------- Tokyo, Japan, 1964

• First Athlete disqualified at the Olympics for drug use --------- Hans-Gunnar Lijenwall, Mexico Olympics, 1968

• First Blind person to conquer the Everest --------- Erik Weihenmayer, USA, 2001

• First Cricket Club --------- Cricket club founded in Hambledon, England

• First Country to Print Books --------- China

• First Country to issue paper currency --------- China

• First Country to start Civil Service Competition --------- China

• First Country to make education compulsory --------- Prussia

• First Country to win World Cup football --------- Uruguay

• First Country to make a constitution --------- USA

• First Country to Organize NAM Summit --------- Belgrade

• First Country to send human to Moon --------- USA

• First Country to launch satellite into space --------- Russia

• First Country to host modern Olympics --------- Greece

• First Country to launch Radio Telescope Satellite into space --------- Japan

• First European to visit China --------- Marco Polo

• First Man to climb Mt Everest --------- Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, 1953

• First Man to reach North Pole --------- Robert Peary

• First Man to reach South Pole --------- Ronald Amundsen

• First Man to Fly an aeroplan --------- Wright Brothers

• First Man to sail around the World --------- Ferdinand Magellan

• First Man to set foot on the Moon --------- Neil Armstrong

• First Man to go to the space --------- Major Yuri Gagarin

• First Man to draw the map of Earth --------- Anexemander

• First Man to compile Encyclopedia --------- Aspheosis

• First Man to win Nobel Prize in Literature --------- Rene FA and Silt Pradhom

• First Man to win Nobel Prize in Peace --------- Jin F Dunant and Frederic Peiry

• First Man to win Nobel Prize in Physics --------- WK Roentgen

• First Man to win Nobel Prize in Chemistry --------- JH Wenthoff

• First Man to win Nobel Prize in Medicine --------- AE Wonn Behring

• First Man to win Nobel Prize in Economics --------- Ranger Fish and John Tinbergen

• First Man to sail around the World alone --------- Joshua Slocum

• First Man tourist in Space --------- Dennis Tito

• First Man to have climbed Mount Everest Twice --------- Nawang Gombu

• First Man Oscar winner for the Best Actor --------- Emil Jannings, 1928

• First Man to win Tour de France --------- Maurice Garin, 1903

• First Man boxing champion --------- Tim Hyer, 1841

• First Man chess champion --------- Wilhelm Steinitz, 1886

• First Man to walk in space --------- Alexei Arkhovich Leonov, 1965

• First Man heart transplant was performed by --------- Dr. Christian Barnard, 1967

• First Man heart transplant recipient --------- Louis Washkansky, 1967

• First Man to fly solo non stop across the Atlantic --------- Charles Lindbergh, 1927

• First Man to swim across the English Channel --------- Matthew Webb, 1875

• First Man to fly solo nonstop around the world in balloon --------- Steve Fossett, U.S., 2002

• First Man to cross the Pacific Ocean in hot air balloon --------- Ben Abruzzo and team in the Double Eagle V

• First Movie in the world --------- The jazz Singer , 1927

• First Parkinson’s disease was first described by --------- James Parkinson, British neurologist, 1817

• First Religion of the world --------- Santosh Dharma

• First Recipient of a permanent artificial heart --------- Barney Clark, 1982

• First Secretary General of UN --------- Trigve Li

• First Space shuttle launched --------- Colombia

• First Space ship landed on Moon --------- Viking-1

• First Space vehicle to land on the moon --------- Lunar Exploration Module (LEM)

• First Woman tourist in Space --------- Mrs Anousheh Ansari

• First Woman civilian police adviser of the U.N. --------- Kiran Bedi

• First Woman Bishop --------- Rev Barbara C. Harris (USA)

• First Woman to win Nobel Prize in Literature --------- Selma Lagerlöf

• First Woman to win Nobel Prize in Peace --------- Bertha von Suttner

• First Woman to win Nobel Prize in Physics --------- Marie Curie-Skłodowska

• First Woman to win Nobel Prize in Chemistry --------- Marie Curie-Skłodowska

• First Woman to win Nobel Prize in Medicine --------- Gerty Theresa Cori

• First Woman to win Nobel Prize in Economics --------- Elinor Ostrom

• First Woman Prime Minister of a Country --------- S Bhandarnayake

• First Woman Cosmonaut in Space --------- Valentina Tereshkova, USSR

• First Woman to Climb Mt. Everest --------- Juno Tabei, Japan

• First Woman President of UN General assembly --------- Vijayalakshmi Pandit

• First Woman to reach North Pole --------- Mrs Fran Phipps

• First Woman to reach Antartica --------- Caroline Michaelson

• First Woman President of a Country --------- Maria Estela Peron

• First Woman to sail around the world alone --------- Kat Cotte

• First Woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal --------- Charlotte Cooper, UK, Tennis singles, 1900

• First Woman professional bullfighter --------- Patricia Mccormick, 1952

• First Women’s Olympic marathon Champion --------- Joan Benoit, Los Angles, 1984

• First Woman to Climb Mt. Everest twice --------- Santosh Yadav

• First Woman Oscar winner for Best Actress --------- Janet Gaynor, 1928

• First Woman black tennis player to win a singles title at Wimbledon --------- A Gibson, 1957

• First Woman to win a Grand Slam --------- Maureen Catherine, 1953

• First Woman to swim the English Channel --------- Gertrude Ederle, 1926

• First Woman to set foot on North Pole --------- Ann Bancroft, USA, 1986

• First University of the world --------- Taxila University







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