Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1627. The ship foundered into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. The ship was salvaged with a largely intact hull in 1961. During the recovery, thousands of artifacts and the remains of people by marine archaeologists. The warship Vasa was built on the orders of the King of Sweden Gustavus […]
On Friday, 16 December 1960 a United Airlines Douglas DC-8, bound for Idlewild Airport (John F. Kennedy International Airport) in New York City, collided in midair with a TWA
Joseph Elsby Martin, he began coaching Cassius Clay in 1954 , who later became a three-time world heavyweight champion under the name of Muhammad Ali.
In 1880, sons of the owner of Gokstad farm, having heard of the legends surrounding the site, uncovered the bow of a boat while digging in the still frozen ground. As word of the find got out, Nicolay Nicolaysen, then President of the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments, began excavating the mound from the […]