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First in the World: A Complete List

There are many things in the world take place for the first time. These things are related to science, history, polity, and human achievements, etc. There are a lot of questions asked in exams based on these incidents/inventions etc. So we have published a list of some interesting and important events i.e. first in the world.
Feb 6, 2020 11:43 IST
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First in the World: A Complete List
First in the World: A Complete List

A close look at the history of mankind would reveal the idea that human being has an innate tendency to evolve, explore and adventure. Many people have maintained this innate human tendency which also verifies the truthfulness of this idea.

Here, we are giving a complete list of ‘First in the World’ which is composed of all those human explorations and adventures, expeditions, discoveries and inventions which were made the first time in the history of mankind.

 

1. The first person to reach Mount Everest    

 

Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund Hillary

 

TENZING-NORGAY-HILARY

2. The first person to reach the North Pole 

 

Robert Peary

 

3. The first person to reach the South Pole

 

Amundsen

 

4. The first religion of the world  

 

Hinduism

 

5. The first country to print book

 

China

 

6. The first country to issue paper currency  

 

China

 

7. The first country to commence a competitive examination in civil services   

 

China

 

8. The first President of the U.S.A.       

 

George Washington

 

9. The first Prime Minister of Britain    

 

Robert Walpole

 

10. The first Governor-General of the United Nations

 

Trygve Lie (Norway)

Trygve Lie-Norway

 

11. The first country to win the football World cup

 

Uruguay

 

12. The first country to prepare a constitution

 

U.S.A.

 

13. The first Governor-General of Pakistan      

 

Mohd. Ali Jinnah

 

14. The first country to host NAM summit       

 

Belgrade (Yugoslavia)

 

15. The first European to attack India    

 

Alexander, The Great

 

16. The first European to reach China   

 

Marco Polo

 

17. The first person to fly an aeroplane       

 

Wright Brothers

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18. The first person to sail around the world     

 

Magellan

 

19. The first country to send a man to the moon

 

U.S.A.

 

20. The first country to launch Artificial satellite in the space      

 

Russia

 

21. The first country to host the modern Olympics   

 

Greece

 

22. The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped     

 

Hiroshima (Japan)

 

23. The first person to land on the moon         

 

Neil Armstrong followed by Edwin E. Aldrin

 

24. The first shuttle to go in space        

 

Columbia

 

25. The first spacecraft to reach on Mars

 

Viking—I

 

26. The first woman Prime Minister of England        

 

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret-Thatcher

 

27. The first Muslim Prime Minister of a country      

 

Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)

 

28. The first woman Prime Minister of a country       

 

Mrs. S. Bandamaike (Sri Lanka)

 

29. The first woman to climb Mount Everest    

 

Mrs. Junko Tabei (Japan)

 

30. The first woman cosmonaut of the world   

 

Velentina Tereshkova (Russia)

 

31. The first woman President of the U.N. General Assembly       

 

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

 

32. The first man to fly into space

 

Yuri Gagarin (Russia)

 

33. The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut 

 

Mohd. Azharuddin

 

34. The first man to have climbed Mount Everest Twice      

 

Nawang Gombu

 

35. The first U.S. President to resign Presidency       

 

Richard Nixon

Above list of "First in the World" will be very helpful for enhancing the General Knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam".

 

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