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This Day In History: 02/22/1980 - Hockey Miracle on Ice

This Day In History: 02/22/1980 - Hockey Miracle on Ice

The Miracle on Ice Olympic Winter hockey team coached by Herb Brooks beat the Soviet Union, and the Purple Heart military decoration was reinstituted because of terrorism in This Day in History video. The date is February 22nd. Also, on this date Spain agreed to give Florida to the U.S.

Boulton Paul P.91

Boulton Paul P.91

Boulton Paul P.91The Boulton Paul P.91 was a design for a heavy bomber that was produced to the specification that eventually produced the Handley Page Halifax and Avro Manchester and Lancaster.The P.91 would have been a twin engined bomber, powered by two Rolls Royce Vulture engines (and thus similar to the Manchester).

Atlas of Civilizations

Atlas of Civilizations

After addressing religions and migrations, Le Monde has just published an atlas of civilizations, a special issue produced with the newspaper & 34; la Vie & 34 ;, with the participation of renowned journalists, academics and cartographers. Covering 6,000 years of history and rich in 200 maps, this exceptional issue revisits the notion of civilization & 34; an almost taboo term, both of problematic use and of capital importance & 34; , from antiquity to the present day.

Roman Gladiator

Roman Gladiator

A Roman gladiator was an ancient professional fighter who usually specialised with particular weapons and types of armour. They fought before the public in hugely popular organised games held in large...

What's the primary theory behind tracks in the stone around the world?

What's the primary theory behind tracks in the stone around the world?

What's the primary theory behind tracks in the stone around the world? Even if they are ancient roads, why there are no traces from the horses or other animals that should be in the middle? Turkey:

GENERAL JOHN POPE, USA - History

GENERAL JOHN POPE, USA - History

VITAL STATISTICSBORN: 1822 in Louisville, KY.DIED: 1892 in Sandusky, OH.CAMPAIGNS: New Madrid, Island No. 10, and Second Bull Run.HIGHEST RANK ACHIEVED: Major GeneralBIOGRAPHYJohn Pope was born on March 16, 1822, in Louisville, Kentucky. He grew up in Illinois, and entered West Point at the age 16. After graduating in 1842, he fought in the Mexican War, and was brevetted for gallantry.