26 C
Nicosia, CY
Friday, 20 July, 2018
Home Historic Events

Historic Events

jfk assassination

The CIA is supposed to release the JFK assassination records to the public at...

Why is this date important? Because it's the 25th anniversary of the passage of the JFK Records Collection Act of 1992. But the significance...

Željava Air Base – Europe’s largest abandoned underground military airbase.

Željava Air Base - Europe's Largest Abandoned Underground Military Airbase In the decade between 1991 and 2001, the Yugoslav state had undergone several ethnic wars...

The Bloop was a strange, extremely powerful signal remaining unknown.

The Bloop was a strange, extremely powerful low-frequency signal detected by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in 1997. The sound varied...

This tragic disaster is the largest non-nuclear explosion since records began.

This tragic disaster is the largest non-nuclear explosion since records began, and is one of the deadliest industrial accidents of all time. On 16...

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown.

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown, and radium was used as a glow-in-the-dark paint. The Radium Girls were watch-dial...

The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, the most destructive volcanic events in history.

This huge eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia was one of the most destructive volcanic events in history, killing 36,000 people. The volcano first erupted,...

The Toynbee tiles are messages of unknown origin with feature political statements.

These baffling, handmade tiles and plaques have been cropping up around the US and South America since the 1980s, and no one knows who...

Queen of England once “terrorised” Saudi Arabia’s King by driving him around.

In the wake of the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Friday, discussions and stories about the Saudi leader’s life and policies have dominated...

India qualified for the 1950 World Cup, but they refused to go.

The history of the India national football team dates back to the 1930s. They have never played in the World Cup, although they qualified...

5 Breathtaking Ghost Towns of 20th Century from Around the World.

It is hard to leave a home permanently unless there is a compelling reason for it. Throughout human history, people have migrated to escape...
- Advertisement -
Handmade Kombologia

MOST POPULAR

HOT FACTS