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The first journey of Christopher Columbus
The first journey of Christopher Columbus
After an extremely short preparation for sailing at 8 am on August 3, 1492, an expedition of 90 people set sail from the port of Palos de la Frontera in Andalusia. After 6 days, she reached the Canary Islands, where she stopped to repair the helm of...
3 august 2019, 13:29
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Winston Churchill resignation
Winston Churchill resignation
In 1924, Winston Churchill returned to the Conservatives again. But after their defeat in 1929, he held no government posts until September 3, 1939, on the day when Great Britain declared war on Germany, was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty...
29 july 2019, 16:27
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Hyrum Bingham and the lost city of Machu Picchu
Hyrum Bingham and the lost city of Machu Picchu
In 1908, after the completion of the work of the First All-American Scientific Congress in Santiago, the professor of history at Yale University, Hyrum Bingham, accepted an offer from the prefecture of one of the Peruvian districts to visit the...
25 july 2019, 16:13
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Numa Pompilius - semi-legendary king of Rome
Numa Pompilius - semi-legendary king of Rome
After the death of Romulus July 7, 717 BC. e. between the Sabines and the Latins there was a conflict over the inheritance of power. For fifteen days, the Senate could not reach agreement on the election of a new king, until July 22, 717 BC. that is...
22 july 2019, 16:37
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Beginning of the reign of Mary the Bloody
Beginning of the reign of Mary the Bloody
July 19, 1553. The Privy Council robbed the crown of Jane Gray, the great-granddaughter of the founder of the Tudor dynasty, Henry VII. He proclaimed Mary Tudor queen. The next day, Dudley submitted to the will of the council and announced his surrender...
21 july 2019, 16:39
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Carl VII of Valois: the coming to power
Carl VII of Valois: the coming to power
After the death of Charles VI, the question of his successor remained unresolved: if the dauphin was the legitimate son of the king, then he was the legitimate heir to the throne, otherwise the duke of Orleans, who by that time was in English captivity...
18 july 2019, 18:21
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The killing of Gianni Versace
The killing of Gianni Versace
Until the spring of 1997, Andrew Kyunanen had no criminal conflicts with the law. He made his first kill for fun on April 27, 1997 in Minneapolis. There he killed Jeffrey Theil, a new partner of his previous lover David Madson, who was later also killed...
16 july 2019, 21:37
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Where and when did the Rolling Stones debut?
Where and when did the Rolling Stones debut?
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were classmates during elementary school. In 1961 they founded the group "Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys", which included another friend of theirs, Dick Taylor. The following year, at the Marquee Club, they met Brian...
12 july 2019, 14:27
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Vasco da Gama Expedition from Europe to India
Vasco da Gama Expedition from Europe to India
The success of Dias and Covilha’s message about the existence of an ocean in northeastern Africa gave reason to consider it possible to go around Africa from the south and reach India by sea. Preparations for the next expedition began with the new King...
8 july 2019, 15:53
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Who agreed to wear the first bikini?
Who agreed to wear the first bikini?
European women began to wear two-piece swimsuits back in the thirties. They consisted of a top and shorts large enough to cover the navel and most of the body. In the USA, two-piece swimsuits appeared during the Second World War, when fabric problems...
5 july 2019, 12:48
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