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November 10, 2010 Netanyahu Obama Disagree Publically, Shas MK Amsalem Causes Uproar - History

November 10, 2010 Netanyahu Obama Disagree Publically, Shas MK Amsalem Causes Uproar - History

A Daily AnalysisBy Marc SchulmanNovember 10, 2010 Netanyahu Obama Disagree Publically, Shas MK Amsalem Causes UproarThe disagreements between the Obama Administration and the Netanyahu government were raised a notch over the course of the last two days, after the Israeli announcement of new buildings in East Jerusalem.

The 4 Most Famous Plots Against Elizabeth I

The 4 Most Famous Plots Against Elizabeth I

A 19th century imagining of the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots in February 1587. Image credit: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes / CC.The Tudor era is one of England’s most infamous times of religious political and social upheaval, as various monarchs attempted to impose their own beliefs and ideas onto the nation.

The Incas: grave robbers?

The Incas: grave robbers?

A cemetery over 1000 years old has been discovered at the great site of Pachacamac, on Peru's Pacific coast, not far from Lima. The deceased were packed in overlapping layers of webs of plant fiber and leaves. According to Professor Peter Eeckhout (Université libre de Bruxelles, ULB), director of the Ychsma Project in charge of the excavations, the mummies were sometimes buried in groups, in pits dug in the sand and then covered with a wooden structure and reeds. .

18 November 1943

18 November 1943

18 November 1943War in the AirEighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 132: 102 aircraft sen to attack the airfield at Oslo/ Kjeller and industrial areas at Oslo. Nine aircraft lost.Heaviest RAF Bomber Command raid over Germany to date sees 350 4,000lb bombs dropped on BerlinWar at SeaGerman submarine U-718 sunk after a collision with U-476 off BornholmHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 18 November 1943 , http://www.

The Mayans built water filtration systems similar to modern ones 2,000 years ago

The Mayans built water filtration systems similar to modern ones 2,000 years ago

According to various specialists, the water treatment system in the city of Tikal was one of the oldest in the world.Researchers from the University of Cincinnati (USA). They found evidence of a water filtration system with natural materials in the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, in northern Guatemala, the educational institution reported this Thursday.

How are Julian and Gregorian dates usually represented in historical works?

How are Julian and Gregorian dates usually represented in historical works?

I'm working on a biography (based in England) with many transcribed letters and diary entries. The author has put the dates as follows, for example, 28 January 1639-40. Meaning that the entry/lette…