Locations of famous places in history|
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|Rome has been build on 7 hills, worldwide known as "I 7 Colli di Roma".|
This file collects whatever it is considered to be the "center" of each one of those 'hills' (meaning 'Colli').
|Apollo 13 was the third American manned lunar landing mission, part of the Apollo program. Two days after launch, the Apollo Spacecraft was crippled by an explosion, causing the Service Module portion of the Apollo Command/Service Module to lose its oxygen and electrical power. The crew used the Lunar Module as a lifeboat in space. The command module systems remained functional but were deactiv...||07/06/2006||616|
|Agreed between the English Barons and the Church on one hand and King John (under duress) on the other, Magna Carta represents the earliest and most famous forcible restriction on the arbitrary power of the Kings of England. The 1957 Memorial was erected by The American Bar Association and paid for by voluntary contributions by 9,000 American Lawyers!||06/23/2006||278|
|Built in the 1960's, the Genocide monument is more popularly known as Tsitsernakaberd (Fortress of the Swallows) to locals. The site also houses the underground Armenian Genocide Museum.||06/22/2006||722|
|Houses have been built in and around well preserved old fortress in karnataka state, south india||06/17/2006||383|
|The Place de la Concorde is the largest public square in Paris. Situated along the Seine in the 8th arrondissement, it separates the Tuileries Gardens from the beginning of the boulevard Champs-Elysées. (see map) Originally named Place Louis XV, the square was designed by Jacques-Ange Gabriel, Louis XV's architect, for the purpose of showcasing an equestrian statue of the King — which had been ...||06/08/2006||350|
|This Square is to commemorate the Albanian Indipendence. In 28 November 1912 the Government headed by Ismail Qemali, proclaimed Albania an indipendent state. At the left side of the Square stands the Monument of Indipendence.||05/10/2006||787|
|Diocletian's Palace was built by the emperor Diocletian the 3rd century AD. Today the palace constitutes the inner core of the city of Split and is still inhabited.||05/02/2006||1,570|
|A series of places worth seeing in Berlin. It is mainly historical places or places with historical background. I've added a small amount of information to each of the twelve places in Berlin. I intend to update this occasionally. Hope you enjoy it.||04/29/2006||1,294|
|This imposing cathedral of industry dating from before the Great War is used for a wide range of events. The Bochum Symphony Orchestra has performed here as have dancers and actors. The Hall is also used for exhibitions and antiques and collectors fairs. ||03/29/2006||292|
|The Golden Gate of Kiev was a gateway in the ancient city walls of Kiev. Modelled on the Golden Gate in Constantinople it was constructed in the early eleventh century AD.||03/23/2006||392|
|The German federation and its fortresses|
After the Napoleoni wars, which found their end with the defeat Napoleon on 18 June 1815 with Waterloo, during the Viennese of congress in the same year under Austrian presidency the German federation was created. The exchanges of territory in Central Europe, which developed under the pressure of the French emperor, were various and deep s...
|A Palmerton fort completed in 1864 as part of the inner line of defence of Milford Haven together with Hibberston Fort on the opposite bank. It is comrised of two batteries, Moncrieff battery on the west side and Open Battery on the north. Abandoned at the start of the 20th century it was used again during the Second World War. Bought in 1957 by BP to be used as an oil terminal it was renovated...||03/22/2006||376|
|The Citadel of Arbil is an ancient citadel built on layers of archaeological ruins representing consecutive historical settlements.||03/16/2006||618|
|Dundonald Castle is a fortified tower house built for Robert II on his accession to the throne of Scotland in 1371.||03/16/2006||430|
|Shaniwar Wada was a palace fort and the seat of Peshwa rulers until 1818. In 1828 an unexplained fire destroyed the buildings of the palace complex. Still remaining are the stone foundations and the fortified perimeter wall.||03/13/2006||319|
|Here you can see the ancient Conventino in Mentana, where Garibaldi lost one of his battles against French and Pope troops 11/3/1867.||03/13/2006||222|
|The birthplace of the Beatles. The famous Cavern can be found here along with many other of Liverpools bars.||03/13/2006||372|
|An Incomplete List of Secret/Military Areas in Germany |
not 100% up-to-date but still interesting
|Here you see a short portion of the 2000 - years old Nomentana way, recently rediscovered while working on the new motorway surrounding Rome.||03/06/2006||223|
|A few years ago, we've been diving in Bermuda with Teddy Tucker, one of the most famous treasure hunter of the world,|
I was involved, at this time by a great friend of mine, another famous historian and wreck hunter, Robert Stenuit.
When i left Bermudas, Teddy Gave me one of his famous shipwreck treasure map. Here are the approximate location of shipwrecks from this map.
|History San Jose Institutional History|
1650 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112
In celebration of the centennial of the California Gold Rush and statehood, in 1949 the City of San Jose constructed a replica of the building in which the first state legislature met in 1850. This replica was later moved to the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, and historical collecting began ...
|This is the Tank Fidel Castro used.|
It's front of The Museo de la Revolution, holds Ché Guevera's bloody uniform and his bere.
|Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial|
Overlooking Washington, D.C. and the Potomac River, the Arlington House is preserved as a memorial to Robert E. Lee, who spent 30 years of his life there.