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German airship hits central London

German airship hits central London

On September 8, 1915, a German Zeppelin commanded by Heinrich Mathy, one of the great airship commanders of World War I, hits Aldersgate in central London, killing 22 people and causing £500,000 worth of damage.The Zeppelin, a motor-driven rigid airship, was developed by German inventor Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin in 1900.

Which bank was the oldest surviving bank in the world prior to MPS getting that status?

Which bank was the oldest surviving bank in the world prior to MPS getting that status?

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. [… ] (MPS) is the oldest surviving bank in the world [… ] Wikipedia: 1 (and 2, 3) Assuming that this is correct, and using the same criteria, which was the

AIDS Breaks Out - History

AIDS Breaks Out - History

(4/21/84) French scientists reported isolating the virus that caused Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). In 1984, 7,000 cases of AIDS had been reported in the United States; 3,300 of its victims were dead by the end of the year.

Depopulation and French mothers

Depopulation and French mothers

L & 39; Loan of Peace.LEBASQUE Henri (1865 - 1937) National Day of Mothers of Large Families.Injustice! For equal pay unequal standard of living PIC © Paris - Musée de l & 39; Armée, Dist. RMN-Grand PalaisNational day for mothers of large families © Collections La ContemporaineInjustice!

A Jar from Hassuna Culture

A Jar from Hassuna Culture

This ball-body jar was found in the Faida district of the modern city of Musil, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. It dates back to the Hassuna period, 6th millennium BCE. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).

Quail I AM-15 - History

Quail I AM-15 - History

Quail I(AM-15: dp. 840,1. 187& 39;10& 34;, b. 35& 39;5& 34;; dr. 8& 39;10& 34;, s. 14 k., cpl.61; a. 2 3& 34;, cl. Lapwinq)Quail (AM-15) was laid down 14 May 1918 by the Chester Shipbuilding Co., Chester, Pa.; launched 6 October 1918; and commissioned 29 April 1919.Qullil steamed to Kirkwall, Scotland, to join the North Sea Mine Sweeping Detachment.