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Lavochkin LaGG-3

Lavochkin LaGG-3

Lavochkin LaGG-3

'Battle of the Sexes'

'Battle of the Sexes'

On September 20, 1973, in a highly publicized “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match, top women’s player Billie Jean King, 29, beats Bobby Riggs, 55, a former No. 1 ranked men’s player. Riggs (1918-1995), a self-proclaimed male chauvinist, had boasted that women were inferior, that they couldn’t handle the pressure of the game and that even at his age he could beat any female player.

Vaccine on a trip

Vaccine on a trip

CloseTitle: La Vaccine en voyageDate of creation: 1801 -Technique and other indications: color engravingLocation of Conservation: National Library of France (Paris) websiteContact copyright: Public Domain, GallicaLink to imageImage reference: RESERVE FOL -QB-201 (145) / ark: / 12148 / btv1b8413068v © Public Domain, Gallica Publication date: April 2020 Professor of modern history at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis.

The Corded Venus

The Corded Venus

CloseTitle: The Venus de Milo still roped in the Daru gallery of the Louvre Museum .. Date of creation: 1939 Date represented: 1939 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Place of Conservation: National Museums Archives website Contact copyright: © All rights reserved / Museums Archives National website Image reference: AMN, R30-photo no 7 The Venus de Milo still roped in the Daru gallery of the Louvre museum.

Nat Turner

Nat Turner

Nat Turner was a slave who led a failed 1831 slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia. That attempt became a reference to the justification for the Civil War.Early yearsNat Turner was born on a small plantation in Virginia, owned by slaveholder Benjamin Turner.* Nat& 39;s mother was born in Africa and had been shipped to the United States as a slave.

The History of The USS Hyades - History

The History of The USS Hyades - History

HyadesA cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus, including Aldebaran, shaped like the letter & 34;V& 34;.(AF-28: dp. 7,700 lt. 1. 468& 39;9& 34;, b. 63& 39;, dr. 25& 39;11& 34;, s. 16k.; cpl. 252; a. 1 5& 39;, 4 3& 34;; cl. I7gades; T. C2 S-E1)Hyades (AF-28), ex-Iberville, was launched under Maritime Oommission contract by Gulf Shipbuilding Co.