What year was ink invented in China?

Answer A Chinese philosopher named Tien-Lcheu invented ink in China in 2697 B.C. The ink was a mixture of soot from pine smoke, lamp oil and the gelatin from donkey skin and musk; this ink was called "Ind... Read More »

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What year was the Chinese calendar invented in China?

The ancient Chinese calendar calculates months and years through the movements of both the sun and the moon. It has been in use since the 14th century B.C. It was created by Emperor Huangdi of the ... Read More »

What year did Japan invade China?

The Japanese invaded what was then called Manchuria, a region in northeast China, in September, 1931. They installed Pu Yi, the last emperor of China--who had been deposed in 1924--as ruler of the ... Read More »

What year was the Great Wall of China restored?

According to Susan Spano in an August 2008 article for The Los Angeles Times, efforts to restore the Great Wall of China began in 1978 "after Deng Xiaoping came to power." The approximately 4,000-m... Read More »

Who invented pickleball&what year was it invented?

Pickleball was invented in 1965 by Joel Pritchard and Bill Bell. The court included a badminton net that had been lowered to a height of 36 inches. A plastic ball was used along with paddles that w... Read More »