Items that were once in our Current Events category.|
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|September 19, 1980 – An United States Air Force repairman doing routine maintenance in a Titan II ICBM silo in Arkansas drops a wrench socket which rolls off a work platform and falls to the bottom of the silo. The socket strikes the missile, causing a leak from a pressurized fuel tank. The missile complex and surrounding area is evacuated and eight and a half hours later, vapors within the sil...||05/07/2006||2,792|
Here I want to start the followup of the Tour de France 2006.
Here are already the Prologue and Stage 1.
As I gather more information I will publish more stages. Here You can help by providing detail informations on the stages.
Last year I provided the 'Live Network Link' and this year I plan the same.
The more accurate the route for ...
|The Franco-British Exhibition (1908) was held in an area west of London now called White City. It celebrated the Entente Cordiale which had been signed by the United Kingdom and France in 1904. The Olympic Games were held in the stadium alongside the festivities. The exhibition attracted 8 million visitors. The fair was the largest exhibition of its kind in Britain, and the first international ...||05/03/2006||588|
|The small farm house near Corleone, where Bernardo Provenzano was arrested by the italian police on the last april.||05/02/2006||633|
|On February 28, 1993, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) raided the Branch Davidian ranch at Mount Carmel, a rural area near Waco, Texas. The raid resulted in the deaths of four agents and five Davidians. The subsequent 51-day siege by the FBI ended on April 19 when fire completely consumed the complex, killing seventy-six people, including the Davidian leader David Koresh.|
|Distribution of horizontal slip along the San Andreas Fault during the 1906 earthquake (segments shown in feet).|
|South-Eastern Europe floods - worst in a century - badly affected Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, including my hometown of Lom in Bulgaria. This is a major news around the world now!|
|A map of the spread of the H5N1 virus, or bird flu. 18 Apr 06||04/26/2006||637|
|Hundreds of homes in Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania have been flooded as the Danube, swollen by heavy rain and snow melt, rises to record levels.|
A state of emergency has been declared in some areas as the authorities try to shore up defences and move out people threatened by the rising water.
In the town of Lom, the river submerged the port and hundreds of homes in...
|LOM, Bulgaria, April 13 (Reuters)|
The Danube hit record high levels in the Balkans on Thursday, sending soldiers and disaster workers scrambling to evacuate people and stem flooding along its banks, officials said.
Under a state of emergency, workers filled sandbags through the night to shore up dikes in the port city of Lom, around 230 km (140 miles) north of Sofi...
|Thirty-two teams from across the globe make up the field for the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ finals. Six continents are represented and six past winners will take part, including hosts Germany, who head the 14-strong European contingent, and holders Brazil who lead the South American challenge.||04/17/2006||1,049|
|The Munich massacre occurred during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, when members of the Israeli Olympic team were taken hostage by the Palestinian terrorist organization Black September – a group within Yasser Arafat's Fatah organization. The hostage-takers eventually murdered 11 Israeli athletes, nine of them during a botched German rescue attempt, and one German police officer. F...||03/31/2006||699|
|view the eclipse with special web cams and see the path of totality (with time and duration of darkness)|
cities in brazil, africa, turkey and russia along the path
LIVE ECLIPSE CAMS in antalya, egypt and natal(brazil)
web cams near the center line in greece, egypt(pyramides) and armenia
|Map showing the percentage of invalid votes in each electoral constituency for the Parlamentary Election of 2005 in Albania||03/28/2006||397|
|At approximately 9.15am on Friday 21st October 1966, Merthyr Vale colliery tip situated on the mountainside overlooking the village of Aberfan in South Wales, slipped and descended on Pantglas Junior School like an avalanche, destroying both the school and 20 nearby houses in its path, and rendering other houses in the vicinity unsafe for habitation. Half a million tonnes of coal waste ...||03/27/2006||985|
|you can find all the 20 concert locations of the robbie williams tour 2006 in united kingdom, ireland, belgium, france, netherlands, scotland, sweden, denmark, germany, austria, italy and switzerland (as placemarks)|
with pictures from the locations (stadiums for example) and ticket service in english and german
still free tickets for some events
|MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL (Mittelalterfest)on may 13 and 14 th in the city of KALTENLEUTGEBEN near vienna (austria) - at the KRUTSCHBURG, Kaltbrunn 4|
Sat, 13th may from 12.00 to 24.00
Sun 14th may from 10a.m. to 7p.m.
- battle performances (SCHAUKAMPFVORFÜHRUNGEN)
- medieval bands (MITTELALTERLICHE MUSIKGRUPPEN) - "Furunkulus", "arcus", "wydora"
|The file is a map of Albania showing 100 constituencies of the country. In different colors is shown the level of participation of voters in each of the constituencies for the parlamentary election of July 3, 2005||03/21/2006||607|
|Location of the SL-1 reactor accident that ocurred on January 3, 1961. The accident killed 3 operators, including one who was lodged into the ceiling, impaled on a control rod. It is the only fatal nuclear accident in US History. More info on the accident (including pictures) can be found at http://www.radiationworks.com/sl1reactor.htm||03/10/2006||1,479|
|The Bhopal Disaster of 1984 is claimed by many as the worst industrial disaster in history. It was caused by the accidental release of 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) from a Union Carbide India Ltd. (UCIL, now known as Eveready Industries India Ltd.) pesticide plant located in the heart of the city of Bhopal, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. UCIL was a joint venture between Union Car...||03/08/2006||1,426|
|The 7 stadiums being used in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.||03/05/2006||426|
|want to relive the 2000 olympics hosted in sydney , australia which were best olympics ever. well now you canwith every events stadium which covers the cities, canberra,Brisbane,Adelaide,Melbourne and of cource the hosts Sydney. every event except the marathons are covered. ||03/05/2006||402|
|Locations Of The Streets 2006 UK Tour||02/28/2006||480|
|This mosque was hit by a bomb on 2006_02_22||02/23/2006||623|
|Locations of all winterolympics including the locations of Vancouver 2010.||02/17/2006||1,004|