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Thursday, December 19, 2013

FIRST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

- 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 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 Technology :Japan
- First Country in World to initiate Family Planning Policy : India
- 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)