Month: January 2021

Sarmizegetusa Regia – The ancient site of the Dacians in Grădiștea de Munte

The capital and the most important military, religious and political center of the Dacians before the wars with the Roman Empire from the 2nd century AD. Erected

Concorde 001 – The first prototype “supersonic bird” is being exhibited in Le Bourget

A British – French turbojet-powered passenger airliner that was operated until 2003. It had a maximum speed over twice the speed of sound, at Mach 2.04 (2,180

Great Zimbabwe – The Africa’s largest ruins collection in Masvingo

The property, extends over almost 800 ha and is divided into three groups: the Hill Ruins, the Great Enclosure and the Valley Ruins. Great Zimbabwe is believed

Metropolis – The famous alternative silent film is being shot in Babelsberg

A 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. Written by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf

King Shaka – The stone of death in KwaDukuza

Captain Albert Berry – One of the world’s first parachutists lands in St. Louis

On March 1, 1912, U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry climbed into a Benoist pusher-type airplane piloted by Tony Jannus. At their feet, was an odd, cone-shaped contraption

Klein Curacao lighthouse – The iconic pink tower in Klein Curaçao

Right in the middle of the 1.7 square kilometers uninhabited island, stands the lighthouse. The only structures on the island are the old lighthouse, a beach house,

1920 Summer Olympics – The historic site of the Belgian Olympic Games in Antwerp

In March 1912, during the 13th session of the IOC, Belgium’s bid to host the 1920 Summer Olympics was made by Baron Édouard de Laveleye, president of

Jeanne d’Arc – The heroine young leader is being executed in Rouen

One of history’s greatest saints, and an enduring symbol of French unity. Joan claimed to have received visions instructing her to support Charles VII and recover France

Voyager 2 – The “tireless” space probe travels in Outer space

A spacecraft exploring where nothing from Earth has flown before, continuing on his more-than-40-year journey since his launches, by NASA on August 20, 1977, to study the

Laurier Palace Theatre fire – Flames and panic kills angels in Montreal

Opened in 1912, the Laurier Palace was the scene of a tragic fire on January 9, 1927 which claimed the lives of seventy-eight children because the number

Apollo 10 – The Command Module is being exhibited in London

The fourth crewed mission in the United States Apollo program, and the second to orbit the Moon. Apollo 10 launched from Cape Kennedy on May 18, 1969,

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