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Britain and Germany Threaten Venezuela - History

Britain and Germany Threaten Venezuela - History

On December 19th, British and German warships captured the harbor of La Guaira in the port of Caracas, capital of Venezuela. The British and Germans demanded that the Venezuelans pay compensation to British and German nationals and corporations for damages caused by earlier unrest in Venezuela. This dispute was turned over to The Hague tribunal which ruled in favor of Britain and Germany.

1977-Likud comes to power - History

1977-Likud comes to power - History

LIKUD COMES TO POWERIn 1977, after 29 years as the opposition party, Likud led by Menachem Begin, ascended to power.

Jean-Baptiste Troppmann

Jean-Baptiste Troppmann

Condemnation and execution of Jean-Baptiste TroppmannExecution of Jean-Baptiste Tropmann sic.Close Title: Condemnation and execution of Jean-Baptiste TroppmannAuthor: Date represented: January 19, 1870 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technique and other indications: Illustrated supplements from the Petit Journal.

The siege of Paris memorial

The siege of Paris memorial

CloseTitle: The siege of Paris.Author: MEISSONIER Jean-Louis-Ernest (1815 - 1891) School: RomanticismDate of creation: 1870Date represented: 1870Dimensions: Height 53.5 - Width 70.5 Technics and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Apple co-founder founder Steve Jobs dies

Apple co-founder founder Steve Jobs dies

On October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple Inc., which revolutionized the computer, music and mobile communications industries with such devices as the Macintosh, iPod, iPhone and iPad, dies at age 56 of complications from pancreatic cancer.Born on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, to unmarried graduate students Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah Jandali, a Syrian immigrant, Jobs was adopted as a baby by Paul Jobs, a Silicon Valley machinist, and his wife Clara.

Making Copper Look Like Gold: 1,400-Year-Old Moche Graves Reveal Rich Artifacts of Ancient Elite

Making Copper Look Like Gold: 1,400-Year-Old Moche Graves Reveal Rich Artifacts of Ancient Elite

A team of archaeologists digging at the Ucupe archaeological site in the north-western Peruvian region of Lambayeque have discovered Moche civilization graves dating back 1,400 years.