Month: February 2020

Valdivia earthquake – The Great Chilean earthquake in Valdivia

Is the most powerful earthquake ever recorded. Various studies have placed it at 9.4–9.6 on the moment magnitude scale. It occurred in the afternoon and lasted approximately

History of Television – The first moving image demonstration takes place in London

John Logie Baird successfully transmitted the first television picture with a greyscale image, the head of a ventriloquist’s dummy nicknamed “Stooky Bill” in a 30-line vertically scanned

Saint Thomas the Apostle – The tomb of the skeptical disciple in Chennai

One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Thomas is commonly known as “Doubting Thomas” because he doubted Jesus’ resurrection when first told

Pierre de Coubertin – The heart of the father of the modern Olympics rests in Olympia

French educator and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second President. He is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games. Pierre de

VÖCSÖK II – The Queen’s hydrofoil boat sails in Budapest

“We Are the World” – The final night of recording in Los Angeles

A charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985. It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones

Monument to the Antarctic Treaty – The historic site for the signatories of the treaty in King George Island

It stands near the Frei, Bellingshausen and Escudero research stations on the Fildes Peninsula of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. The monument

Sant Pere de Rodes – A former Benedictine monastery in El Port de la Selva

Located in the province of Girona, it was built on the slope of the Verdera Mountain, just below the Castle of Sant Verdera, which provided protection for

African Renaissance Monument – The statue for the African renewal in Dakar

The Monument located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles. Built overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the Ouakam suburb, the statue

Waldspirale – The colorful residential building in Darmstadt

The building was designed by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, planned and implemented by architect Heinz M. Springmann, and constructed by the Bauverein Darmstadt company. The Waldspirale is

UEFA Euro 1992 Final – Denmark won its first international trophy in Gothenburg

“Le Baiser de l’hôtel de Ville” – The kiss by the Hôtel de Ville in Paris

In 1950 Robert Doisneau created his most recognizable work for Life – Le Baiser de l’hôtel de ville, a photograph of a couple kissing in the busy

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