Good News on This Day in History – May 22

Good News on This Day in History – May 22

40 years ago today, Pacman, the ground-breaking video game, was first placed in an arcade in Tokyo. Invented by a young man who loved pinball, ‘PuckMan’, as it was first called, became the most successful arcade game of all time. “When I started drafting up this project in the late … Read more

Good News on this Day in History – May 14

Good News on this Day in History – May 14

150 years ago today, the first competitive game of rugby in New Zealand was played in the City of Nelson between Nelson College and the new Nelson Rugby Football Club. It was a Nelson College old boy, Charles Monro, who was instrumental in introducing the game his fellow Kiwis, and … Read more

Good News On This Day in History

Good News On This Day in History

On this day 20 years ago, the sport of geocaching began. The worldwide hide-and-seek game involves containers hidden, but logged with GPS coordinates on the internet. A typical cache is a small waterproof container with a logbook (and pencil). The geocacher enters the date they found it and signs it … Read more

Good News On This Day in History – May 2

Good News On This Day in History – May 2

On this day 100 years ago, the first baseball game was played in the Negro National League. In Indianapolis, the home team, the ABCs, beat the Chicago American Giants in the new league that was initially composed of eight teams including the Chicago Giants, the Cuban Stars, Dayton Marcos, Detroit … Read more