Leizu Discovers Silk 2696 BC

Leizu Discovers Silk

2696 BC, December 31, Thursday —China Leizu discovered silk when a cocoon fell into her tea and began to unravel. She noticed the cocoon was made from a very long, soft thread that was also strong. Leizu wa...
Bamboo Flute Music: 2697 BC

Chinese Invent Chinese Music

2697 BC, December 31, Wednesday —China Chinese Emperor Huangti (AKA, Yellow Emperor) sent Chinese Ling Lun to produce Chinese flutes from Chinese bamboo. This was a very happy time for the Chinese. There wa...