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The famed Battle of the Alamo was toward the end of the Texas Revolution — a sort of pivot just before the last battle. But at the revolution’s beginning, the siege of Béxar played out in almost the opposite way.

Known only as “Mountain Jane Doe,” her stabbed body was found in Harlan, Kentucky, and quickly buried in a local cemetery in 1969. Authorities ordered the exhumation of her remains more than four d...

Why border lines drawn with a ruler in WW1 still rock the Middle East

Why border lines drawn with a ruler in WW1 still rock the Middle East | BBC News - A map marked with crude chinagraph-pencil in the second decade of the 20th Century shows the ambition - and folly - of the 100-year old British-French plan that helped create the modern-day Middle East.

Am Morgen des 2. Februar 1925, kurz nach der Beendigung des Serumlaufs.

The Battle Of Hastings scene 1 - Bayeux Tapestry The Normans charge and the Battle of Hastings has begun.

Im August 1835 schrieb eine US-Zeitung über Leben auf dem Mond. Auch Wissenschaftler sollen auf den Schwindel hereingefallen sein. Das Opfer des Schwindels nahm es mit Humor: Seine echten Forschung…