Apollo-Soyuz docking in Earth orbit

The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project would send NASA astronauts Tom Stafford, Deke Slayton and Vance Brand in an Apollo Command and Service Module to meet Russian cosmonauts Aleksey Leonov and Valeriy Kubasov in a Soyuz capsule. The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was the first spaceflight to include two participating nations working together with their own national spacecraft. The Soyuz […]

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The first international football match in Glasgow

Hamilton Crescent is a cricket ground located in the Partick area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is the home of the West of Scotland Cricket Club. Hamilton Crescent hosted the first ever international football match, played between Scotland and England. The game was played on 30 November 1872, ended in a goalless draw, and was watched by a […]

The house of Francisco Goya in Fuendetodos

The father of modern art, Spanish artist Francisco de Goya painted royal portraits as well as more subversive works in late 1700s and early 1800s. Goya was born to a lower middle class family in 1746, in Fuendetodos in Aragon. He studied painting from age 14 under José Luzán y Martinez. His father worked as a master […]