• HISTORY
    26 March 2021: Τhis day in history

    1027: Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II Holy Roman Emperor, founder of the Salian dynasty 1812: Earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale destroys 90% of Caracas, Venezuela and kills an estimated 15,000–20,000 people 1871: Municipal elections bring revolutionaries to power in Paris to form Commune government 1909: In support of Mohammed Ali Shah’s coup d’etat against the constitutional government […]

  • HISTORY
    25 March 2021: Τhis day in history

    1821: The Greek Revolution begins 31: Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus 1436: Florentine cathedral Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore with then the largest dome in the world by Filippo Brunelleschi, consecrated by Pope Eugene IV (begun 1296) 1807: British Parliament abolishes slave trade throughout the British Empire; penalty of £120 per slave introduced for ship captains 1895: Italian […]

  • HISTORY
    26 February 2021: Τhis day in history

    1616 Roman Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo demanding he abandon his belief in heliocentrism, which states the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun 1797 Bank of England issues first £1 note 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte and his supporters leave Elba to start a 100 day re-conquest of France 1885 Berlin Conference gives Congo to Belgium and Nigeria to Great Britain 1935 RADAR (Radio […]