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Economical, roomy and affordable: how was the people's car of Adolf Hitler?
Economical, roomy and affordable: how was the people's car of Adolf Hitler?
In March 1934, at the opening of the International Automobile Exhibition in Berlin, Adolf Hitler called for the creation of a German car for the general population. It had to be economical, accommodate four people, reach a speed of 100 km / h and, most...
29 May 2019, 23:31
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Killing Bonnie and Clyde
Killing Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were from Texas. They met in 1930 in Dallas in the house of their mutual friend and, as Bonnie claimed, immediately fell in love with each other. By that time, the 21-year-old Clyde had been arrested several times for...
27 May 2019, 23:37
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Levi Strauss and birthday jeans
Levi Strauss and birthday jeans
In 1853, Levi Strauss and his son-in-law David opened the wholesale haberdasher's shop Levi Strauss & Co., in which, in particular, tent fabric was also sold. From it they sewed working trousers and carried them to the gold-diggers...
23 May 2019, 13:14
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Expedition Tour Heyerdal
Expedition Tour Heyerdal
In 1947, the Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl on the Kon-Tiki raft sailed from the Peruvian port of Callao to the Polynesian islands of Tuamotu, which confirmed his hypothesis about the possibility of the settlement of Polynesian islands by immigrants from...
20 May 2019, 21:19
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Mickey Mouse Debut
Mickey Mouse Debut
In 1923, the 22-year-old Walt Disney and his brother Roy founded an animation studio in Hollywood, the first film of which appeared two years later. Glory to Disney brought the next film "Rabbit Oswald", the hero of which became the first among Disney...
16 May 2019, 12:00
1876
Winston Churchill - British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill - British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill was the only one who advocated preventive military action in Scandinavia, but was not supported, and on April 9, 1940, Denmark and Norway were occupied by Germany. After the next fiasco of his indecisive policy, Chamberlain resigned on...
11 May 2019, 17:11
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The first victory of the Orleans Maiden
The first victory of the Orleans Maiden
In 1429, Joan of Arc arrived at the residence of the dauphin Charles VII, who was informed that she was sent by heaven to save France. She made a convincing impression on him, especially the ability to ride and possess arms. He sent Joan for...
8 May 2019, 23:49
1477
Savoy and Messina
Savoy and Messina
At the end of April 1859, Austria attacked Sardinia, and its Prime Minister, Camillo Cavour, convinced Giuseppe Garibaldi to take part in the war. After receiving a series of high-profile victories, he was determined to march on Rome, but after...
6 May 2019, 22:44
1486
Last years of William Shakespeare
Last years of William Shakespeare
There is a traditional opinion that a few years before his death, Shakespeare moved to Stratford. Shakespeare's first biographer, who transmitted such an opinion, was Rowe. One of the reasons for this is that the London public theaters repeatedly...
5 May 2019, 11:50
1288
The Bible of King Jacob
The Bible of King Jacob
The Bible of King Jacob is a translation of the Bible into English, made under the patronage of the King of England Jacob I and released in 1611. Up until now, the Bible of King Jacob wore the status of an approved, “authorized” by the king translation...
3 May 2019, 15:49
1830
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