Month: January 2021

Gran Telescopio Canarias – One of the world’s largest optical reflecting telescope in La Palma

A 10.4 meters telescope, began with the leadership of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), its preliminary observations in 2007, using 12 segments of its primary

Traymore Hotel – The Art Deco skyscraper by the Sea in Atlantic City

The resort begun as a small boarding house in 1879, the hotel expanded and became one of the city’s premier resorts. As Atlantic City began to decline

HMS Victory – The flagship of the Trafalgar Battle is being exhibited in Portsmouth

Dempsey vs. Carpentier – The “Fight of the Century” in Jersey City

A boxing fight between world heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey and world light-heavyweight champion Georges Carpentier. On Saturday, July 2, 1921, in the contest, the strength and power

Radio City – The majestic Music Hall in New York

Sakya Monastery – The Great Tibetan Buddhist monastery and library in Sa’gya County

As the seat of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism, it was founded in 1073, by Khön Könchok Gyalpo. The only surviving ancient building is the Lhakhang

Genbaku Dome – The powerful symbol of peace in Hiroshima

Originally the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, and now commonly called the Genbaku Dome. The ruin of the hall serves as a memorial to the over 140,000

Mound of Glory – The memorial complex of victory in Slabada

On August 18, 1966, the government of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic decided to construct a monument, to be named the Mound of Glory, in honor of

Al Jalali Fort – The guard between the gulfs in Muscat

The Egtved Girl – The Nordic Bronze Age girl rests in Copenhagen

Her burial has been dated by dendrochronology to 1370 BC. She was buried in an oak coffin that was covered by the barrow Storehøj near Egtved, west

Violet Gibson – The Irish woman shoots the Fascism in Rome

On April 7, 1926, Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini was heading back to his car after having just given a speech in Rome to the International Congress

Chapelle Sainte Dévote – The Roman Catholic chapel dedicated to the patron saint of Principality in Monaco

The chapel, founded in the first centuries of Christianity on the tomb of the patron saint of the Principality, Saint Devota. It was first mentioned in 1070,

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