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Black Hand

Black Hand or Crna Ruka, officially Ujedinjenje ili Smrt was a secret group of Serbian nationalists. It was founded in 1911 in Serbia. Their aim was to create a country from other countries where Serbs lived, including Bosnia-Herzegovina which wa ...

Eastern Bloc

The term Eastern Bloc referred to the former Communist states of Eastern and Central Europe, including the countries of the Warsaw Pact, along with Yugoslavia and Albania, which were not aligned with the Soviet Union after 1948 and 1960 respectiv ...

First defenestration of Prague

The First defenestration of Prague happened on July 30, 1419. It marks the beginning of the Hussite wars. Jan Hus had been burnt at the stake, at the Council of Constance four years earlier. On July 30, Hussites stormed the Prague town hall, to f ...

Acts of Union 1707

The Acts of Union were a pair of Parliamentary Acts passed in 1706 and 1707 by, respectively, the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland, to make effective the Treaty of Union which had been negotiated between the two countries. The ...

First Battle of the Atlantic

The First Battle of the Atlantic was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. Both the German Empire and United Kingdom relied heavily on imports to feed their population and ...

Lufengosaurus

Lufengosaurus is a genus of early sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Jurassic of China. It lived in the earliest Lower Jurassic in what is now southwestern China. Lufengosaurus was an omnivore. The largest Lufengosaurus skeleton is 6 metres 20 ft l ...

German occupation of Czechoslovakia

The Nazi German Occupation of Czechoslovakia started on the 15th of March 1939 when German troops entered the region of Bohemia and Moravia, having already had the Sudetenland thanks to the Munich Agreement.The region of Bohemia and Moravia was a ...

Buddhist crisis

The Buddhist Crisis was a period of political and religious tension in South Vietnam. The crisis was characterized by a series of discriminating acts by the South Vietnamese government and a campaign of civil resistance mainly led by Buddhist mon ...

1999–2000 UEFA Cup

The 1999–2000 UEFA Cup season was the 29th edition of the UEFA Cup. The final was played at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. It was won by Galatasaray, who beat Arsenal in the final. The defending champions were Parma they were eliminated by Werder ...

Westgate shopping mall attack

On 21 September 2013, ten gunmen attacked Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The attack lasted until 24 September. The attackers held hostages and later fought in gun battles with Kenyan security forces. A total of 72 people were killed, i ...

2019 Samoa measles outbreak

The 2019 Samoa measles outbreak began in September 2019. As of December 13, there were 5.080 confirmed cases of measles and 72 deaths, out of a Samoan population of 201.316. There have also been 10 reported cases in Fiji. It is expected that 70 p ...

Operation Car Wash

Operation Car Wash is an ongoing criminal investigation by the Federal Police of Brazil, Curitiba Branch. It was initially judicially headed by Judge Sergio Moro, and in 2019 by Judge Luiz Antonio Bonat. It was a money laundering investigation, i ...

Henry VII of England

Henry VII or Henry Tudor was King of England from 1485 to 1509. He founded the Tudor dynasty by winning the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. His son became king Henry VIII of England.

Bideford witch trial

The Bideford witch trials began in 1682. Three women from Bideford were hanged - their crime was witchcraft. They were the last women in England to be executed for this crime. The women the were hanged to death were Temperance Lloyd, Susanna Edwa ...

Bill of Rights 1689

The Bill of Rights is an act of the Parliament of England. Its full name is The Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown. It is often called the English Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights was ...

Invitation to William

The Invitation to William was a letter sent by seven famous Englishmen. They were later named the Immortal Seven. They sent this letter to William III, Prince of Orange, received by him on 30 June 1688. In England a Catholic male heir to the thro ...

National Convention

The National Convention was an assembly meeting in France from September 21st, 1792 until October 26, 1795. This was the third assembly of the French Revolution. It came after the Legislative Assembly and founded the First Republic. The first act ...

Battle of the Mediterranean

Italian warships had a general reputation as well-designed and good-looking. But some Italian cruiser classes were rather deficient in armour. All Italian warships lacked radar for most of the war, although this was partly offset by their good "r ...

Cattaro (Italian province)

The Cattaro, called in Italian Provincia italiana di Cattaro was an administrative section of the Governorate of Dalmatia, created during World War II by the Kingdom of Italy with Regio Decreto Legge of May 18, 1941.

Dieppe Raid

The Dieppe Raid is also known as the Battle of Dieppe, Operation Rutter and, later, Operation Jubilee. It was a Second World War Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe. The attack took place on the northern coast of France on 19 Augu ...

Battle of Leyte Gulf

The Battle of Leyte Gulf, was the biggest naval battle in modern history. The battle was part of World War II, and happened in the seas near the Philippines island of Leyte. It took place from 23 October to 26 October 1944, between the Allies and ...

Raid at Cabanatuan

The Raid at Cabanatuan, also known as The Great Raid, was a rescue of Allied prisoners of war and civilians from a Japanese prisoner of war camp near Cabanatuan City, in the Philippines. With the landing and advance of General Douglas MacArthur i ...

Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel

The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel is a document that announced the establishment of the independent and sovereign state of Israel.

1967 NHL expansion

The National Hockey League went through an expansion for the 1967–68 NHL season. It added six new teams, which already had six teams in it. This marked the first change in the composition of the league since 1942. It was the end of the Original S ...

1971–72 UEFA Cup

The 1971–72 UEFA Cup was the first edition of the UEFA Cup, which replaced the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. It was won by English team Tottenham Hotspur. They beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–2 on aggregate after a two-legged final. The tournament was o ...

Croatian Spring

Maspok, i.e. Mass movement) or the Croatian spring was a nationalist and secessionist rebel movement in the Socialist Republic of Croatia, Yugoslavia during the year of 1971. The movements demands were initially around the exclusion of the use of ...

Assassination of Olof Palme

On Friday, 28 February 1986, at 23:21 CET, Olof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden, was fatally wounded by a single gunshot while walking home from a cinema with his wife Lisbet Palme on the central Stockholm street Sveavagen. Lisbet Palme was sligh ...

Typhoon Mike

Super Typhoon Mike was the strongest and deadliest typhoon of the 1990 Pacific typhoon season as it crossed the Philippines in November.

Impuzamugambi

The Impuzamugambi was a militia that was created in Rwanda in 1992. "Impuzamugambi" means "those with the same goal" in Kinyarwanda, Rwandas official language. The Impuzamugambi was made of young people from an ethnic group called the Hutus. A si ...

26th G8 summit

The 26th G8 Summit was a meeting in 2000 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. This meeting of the Group of Eight G8 was the 26th meeting in a series w ...

1999–2000 FuSball-Bundesliga

The 1999-2000 FuSball-Bundesliga was the 37th season of the FuSball-Bundesliga. The season started on August 13, 1999 and ended on May 20, 2000. The defending champions were Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich won the league with 73 points.

One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269

One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269, on September 16, 2007, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 crashed after an aborted landing. hit an embankment next to runway 27 at Phuket International Airport. The aircraft burst into flames on impact at about 3:45pm. The ...

2007–08 UEFA Cup

The 2007–08 UEFA Cup was the 37th UEFA Cup. It is UEFAs second-level club football tournament. The final was played at the City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England on 14 May 2008. The final was played between Rangers of Scotland and Zenit ...

34th G8 summit

The 34th G8 summit was a meeting in 2008 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. This meeting of the Group of Eight G8 was the 34th meeting in a series w ...

2008 Yemen floods

The 2008 Yemen floods took place on October 23, leaving 65 dead and 20.000 without shelter. The Yemeni governorates of Hadhramaut, Lahij, Al Mahrah and Taizz were affected the worst by the floods, and most of the deaths were in Hadhramaut.

Miss Universe 2009

Miss Universe 2009 was a beauty pageant, the 56th Miss Universe. In it, outgoing Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza of Venezuela crowned eighteen-year-old Stefania Fernandez as Miss Universe 2009. It was followed by the Miss Universe 2010 pageant, and ...

2010–11 FuSball-Bundesliga

The 2010-11 FuSball-Bundesliga was the 48th season of the FuSball-Bundesliga, Germanys top football league. The season started on August 21, 2010 and ended on May 14, 2011. The defending champions were FC Bayern Munich. The Bundesliga also change ...

2011 Sindh floods

The 2011 Sindh floods started during mid-August 2011 because of a lot of rain in Sindh, Eastern Balochistan, and Southern Punjab, Pakistan. The floods caused a lot of damage. 270 people died, and 5.3 million people were affected. 1.2 million home ...

2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami was a 9.0-magnitude earthquake followed by tsunami waves. It was measured at 8.4 on the JMA seismic intensity scale The earthquake happened 130 kilometres off Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, on the east coast of ...

37th G8 summit

The Deauville summit of the Group of Eight G8 was the 37th meeting in a series which began in 1976. Previous G8 summits have been hosted by France at Rambouillet 1975, Versailles 1982, Paris 1989, Lyon 1996, and Evian-les-Bains 2003. The G8 and t ...

2011–12 FuSball-Bundesliga

The 2011–12 FuSball-Bundesliga was the 49th season of the FuSball-Bundesliga, Germanys top football league. The season started on August 5, 2011 and ended on May 5, 2012. The defending champions were Borussia Dortmund.

2012–13 FuSball-Bundesliga

The 2012–13 FuSball-Bundesliga is the 50th season of the FuSball-Bundesliga, Germanys top football league. The season started on August 24, 2012 and ended on May 18, 2012. The defending champions were Borussia Dortmund. The champion was decided b ...

Costa Concordia disaster

On 13 January 2012, the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia hit the bottom of the sea floor and overturned after striking an underwater rock off Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, resulting in 32 deaths. The eight year old Costa Cruises vessel was on the ...

Russian presidential election, 2012

The 2012 Russian presidential election was a presidential election. It occurred on 4 March 2012 in the Russian Federation. The election was for an extended term of six years. Incumbent president, Dmitry Medvedev, decided not to run for a second t ...

2013–14 FuSball-Bundesliga

The 2013–14 FuSball-Bundesliga was the 51st season of the FuSball-Bundesliga, Germanys top football league. The season started on 9 August 2013 and ended on 10 May 2014. The defending champions were Bayern Munich. The champion was decided before ...

40th G7 summit

The 40th G8 summit was held in Brussels on June 4–5, 2014. It was originally going to be held at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. After Russias involvement in the 2014 Crimean crisis, some people wanted Russia to leave the G8. On March 24, ...

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Schiphol airport, Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. On 17 July 2014 the flight lost radar contact. It crashed near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. ...

2016 Spanish general election

The 2016 Spanish general election was held on Sunday, 26 June 2016, to elect the 12th Cortes Generales of the Kingdom of Spain. All 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies were up for election, as well as 208 of 266 seats in the Senate. Opinion pol ...

2017 Indian presidential election

The 2017 Indian presidential election was held in India on 17 July 2017, and counting was done on 20 July 2017, five days before the incumbent Presidents term expires. The incumbent is eligible for re-election, as no term limits exist in India. I ...

2017 Jiuzhaigou earthquake

The 2017 Jiuzhaigou earthquake was the earthquake that happened on 8 August 2017, in Zhangzha Town, Jiuzhaigou County, Ngawa Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. The earthquake was recorded at magnitude 7.0. It killed at least 24 people in the area.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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