Also called Yoyogi National Gymnasium. It was designed by Kenzo Tange and built between 1961 and 1964 to house swimming and diving events in the 1964 Summer Olympics. The design inspired Frei Otto's arena designs for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
The My Lai Massacre was a massacre committed by 120 U.S. soldiers on at least 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians, mostly women and children, on March 16, 1968, in the hamlet of My Lai, during the Vietnam War.
It prompted widespread outrage around the world and reduced American support at home for the war in Vietnam. The massacre is also known as the Song My Massacre.
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Munich’s Olympic Regatta Course in Oberschleißheim – built for the Olympic Games in 1972 – gave way for the city’s recognized status as an organiser of international regattas. The Regatta area is acknowledged for its rowing training center as well as being a popular venue for international rowing competitions.
Sand Creek Massacre,(also known as the Chivington Massacre) was an infamous incident where 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho were killed. Before dawn on November 29, 1864, more than 700 soldiers, mostly volunteer Colorado State militia, attacked a Native American encampment on Sandy Creek in south-eastern Colorado. Even though Chief Black Kettle waved an American and white flag, the solders killed old ...
The Massacre of Glencoe occurred in Glen Coe, Scotland, in the early morning of 13 February 1692, during the era of the "Glorious Revolution" and Jacobitism. In Gaelic, the event is named 'Mort Ghlinne Comhann' (murder of Glen Coe). The massacre began simultaneously in three settlements along the glen—Invercoe, Inverrigan, and Achnacon—although the killing took place all over the glen...
The 2012 Summer Olympics, to be held in London, are getting closer all the time. As they're working hard on preparing the various venues for competition, you can use Google Earth to follow their progress.
The Olympic Statium (Dutch: Olympisch Stadion) was built as the main stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics.
Fire did not appear at the modern Olympics until 1928. Dutch architect Jan Wils had included a tower in his design for the Olympic stadium for the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics and came up with the idea of having a fire burn throughout.
The 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash occurred on 10 April 2010, when a Tupolev Tu-154M aircraft of the Polish Air Force crashed near the city of Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board. These included the Polish president Lech Kaczyński and his wife, the chief of the Polish General Staff and other senior Polish military officers, the president of the National Bank of Poland, Pol...
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