First in the World segment of General Knowledge is quite useful for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, Bank Exams and other Central and all State level Entrance Exams.

  • First human to walk in space ……..Alexei Arkhovich Leonov (1965)
  • The first country to send man to the moon ……U.S.A.
  • The first country to launch Artificial satellite in the space …….Russia
  • The first country to host the modern Olympics …..Greece
  • First human to walk on the Moon …… Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11(1969)
  • The first Governor General of Pakistan ……Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  • The first country to host NAM summit……..Belgrade (Yugoslavia)
  • The first person to sail round the world…. Magellan
  • The first woman to climb Mount Everest……Junko Taibei
  • The first Foreign Invader to India……Alexander the Great
  • The first Chinese Traveler to India…..Fahein
  • The first U.S. President to resign Presidency……..Richard Nixon
  • The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice…….Nawang Gombu
  • The first batsman to score three test centuries in three successive tests on debut Mohd…….Azharuddin
  • The first woman President of the U.N. General Assembly……Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
  • The first person to fly aeroplane……….Wright Brothers
  • The first European to reach China……………Marco Polo
  • The first European to attack India……..Alexander, The Great
  • The first woman Prime Minister of a country…………Mrs. Srimavo Bhandarnaike
  • The first woman President of a country……….Maria Estela Peron
  • The first woman to Command a Space Mission……..Colonel Eileen Collins
  • First talkie movie in the world…….. “The Jazz Singer” (1927)
  • The first residents of International Space station……….Bill Shepherd (USA), Yuri Gidzanko, Sergei Krikalev (Russia)
  • The first blind man to scale Mt. Everest…….Erik Weihenmayer (USA, May 25, 2001)
  • The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped……..Hiroshima (Japan)
  • First woman to fly solo across the English Channel………Hariiet Quimby
  • First woman to fly solo around the world…………Jerrie Fredritz Mock.(1964)
  • First person to conquer the Everest twice…………….Nawang Gombu Sherpa(1965)
  • First people to reach the North Pole………..Lt Col. Joseph, O. Fletcher, Lt. William P. Benedict (1952)
  • The first youngest grandmaster of the world in chess…….Sergey Karjakin (Ukraine)
  • The first person to reach South Pole…….Amundsen
  • The first country to commence competitive examination in civil services……..China
  • The first woman cosmonaut of the world……..Valentina Tereshkova (Russia)
  • The first Muslim Women Prime Minister of a country…….Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)
  • The first woman Prime Minister of England……..Margaret Thatcher
  • The first country to issue paper currency………China
  • The first President of the U.S.A. …….George Washington
  • The first Muslim woman to receive Nobel Prize……Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Prize 2003)
  • China’s first man in space……….Yang Liwei
  • First manned space…………………..vehicle Vostok 1,USSR (1961)
  • The first Prime Minister of Britain ………Robert Walpole
  • The first religion of the world…….Hinduism
  • The first country to print book…….China
  • The first Governor General of the United Nations…….Trigveli (Norway)
  • The first country to prepare a constitution………..U.S.A.
  • First Asian city to host Olympics……Tokyo, Japan (1964)
  • First woman to win a Grand Slam………Maureen Catherine (195 3)
  • First woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal………Charlotte Cooper, UK, Tennis singles (1900)
  • First person to cross Antarctic Circle……James Cook (1773)
  • First Atom Bomb……..Little Boy
  • First professional woman bullfighter …….Patricia Mccormick (1952)

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