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Ephemeris of July 9

Ephemeris of July 9

1944: The Allies liberate Caen. 1789: The National Assembly born of the Estates General convened at Versailles on May 5 by Louis XVI, declares itself constituent. 1762: Catherine II is proclaimed Empress of Russia. 1686: Formation of the League of Russia. ; Augsburg versus Louis XIV. 1540: The marriage of & 39; Henry VIII of England with Anne of Cleves is canceled by the Convocations of Canterbury and York.

Civil War Technology

Civil War Technology

See how the Civil War prompted a quantum leap in warfare technology.

Nuremberg trial (1945-1946)

Nuremberg trial (1945-1946)

The Nuremberg trial is a legal action brought by the Allies, after World War II, against leading German war criminals. It took place from 1945 to 1946 in Nuremberg, a symbolic city of the Nazi regime, before an international military tribunal and American military tribunals.

Who were the Colorful, Powerful, Influential, Educated Women of Ancient Islam?

Who were the Colorful, Powerful, Influential, Educated Women of Ancient Islam?

The evolution of ‘higher education’ in the ancient world led to variations of standards in different cultures.

DC-8 is Unvieled - History

DC-8 is Unvieled - History

On May 30th, the first prototype DC-8 made its maiden flight. The plane powered by 4 Pratt & Whitney Turbojets flew for 2 hours and 7 minutes. The DC-8 entered commercials service on September 18th 1959 one year after the 707. Sales of the DC-8 lagged behind those of the 707 primarily since Beoing offered a number of different configuration of the 707 while the DC-8 was initially sold in only one configuration.

Satellite Photos lead to new archaeological discoveries

Satellite Photos lead to new archaeological discoveries

Using satellite images to monitor sites from orbit, provides information that can lead to new discoveries of underground structures.