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|The Ipatiev house in Ekaterinburg where the russian Tzarfamily and 4 servants were kept imprisoned and executed after the russian revolution 1918 stood here. They were executed in the basement. It was demolished 1977 and replaced by the Church on the Blood.|
Photo 1: Ipatiev House.
Photo 2: Execution room at the investigation for evidence of the execution of the Romanovs.<...
|Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875 – February 10, 1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals.|
Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books re...
|The Tower of London was built by William the Conqueror, following his successful invasion in 1066. His initial structure was added to over the years by the various monarchs until it stood majestic and nearly square with two lines of walls defending the White Tower. The Tower has been host to many famous events - most of them murderous. Perhaps the most infamous of these was the murder of the Pr...||08/27/2005||749|
|site of the execution chamber at San Quentin Prison, where Tookie Williams is set to be executed on 13 Dec 2005.||12/07/2005||614|
|A cross points to the location where Benito Mussolini was shot by Italian partizans, together with his lover Clara Petacci. They were executed on 28 April 1945.|
|The British Fort William Henry on the shores of Lake George, New York, was built during the French and Indian War (1754-1763) by Sir William Johnson as a staging ground for attacks against the French Fort Carillon (later renamed Fort Ticonderoga). It was part of a chain of British and French forts along the important inland waterway from New York City to Quebec. Fort William Henry was named for...||12/11/2005||550|
|Aardman Animations, Ltd., also known as Aardman Studios, is an Academy Award-winning British animation studio based in Bristol, United Kingdom. The studio is famous for its stop-motion, clay animation productions, particularly those featuring Plasticine duo Wallace & Gromit, but also Shaun the Sheep. However, it successfully entered the computer animation market with its 2006 film, Flushed Away...||10/19/2009||368|
|Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was a King of Prussia (1740–1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. In his role as a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, he was Frederick IV (Friedrich IV.) of Brandenburg. He was in personal union the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was n...||11/28/2009||192|
|Publisher William Randolph Hearst was one of the many wealthy American collectors in the 19th and early 20th centuries who built and decorated sumptuous homes. This "castle" in San Simeon, CA contains art treasures which can be found in every room -- antique ceilings, Greek vases dating from 800 B.C., rare oriental carpets, and myriad works of art can be seen throughout William Randolph Hearst'...||07/15/2005||1,358|
|Known by the computer game Brothers in Arms|
Roll of honor
502nd Parachute Infantry Rgt : Colonel George Moseley (WIA 6 June), Lt Col. John H. Michaelis (From 9 June)
Rgt Hq Co : Captain Rudolph M. Jones
Rgt Service Co : Captain Eldia R. Haire
1/502nd : Lt Col. Patrick F. Cassidy
Hq Co : Captain James J. Hatch
A Co : Captai...
|William Light was the Surveyor-General of Sth. Australia. He planned the city in its gridlike fashion. More info at: http://www.touradelaide.com/col_william_light/colonel_william_light.html||02/08/2009||420|
|The Plötzensee Memorial Center commemorating the victims of National Socialism is a site of quiet remembrance.|
From 1933 to 1945, 2,891 people unjustly sentenced to death by the National Socialist judiciary were executed here. Of these, 68 came from Belgium and 35 of the Netherlands. Half of the people who were executed here came from Germany.
Today, the execution ...