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Great Depression

The Great Depression was the great economic crisis that started after the U.S. stock market crash in 1929. The prices on the Wall Street stock market fell a lot from October 24 to October 29, 1929. Many people lost their jobs. By 1932, 25–30% of ...

McCarthyism

McCarthyism is the term describing a period of intense anti-Communist suspicion in the United States that lasted roughly from the late 1940s to the mid to late 1950s. The term gets its name from U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy, a Republican of Wisco ...

Ten-Point Program

The Ten-Point Program is a list of goals and guidelines made by the Black Panther Party. It is based on the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence. It was written by party members Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in 1966.

2020 Reading stabbings

Shortly after 19:00 BST on the 20 June 2020, a mass stabbing happened in Forbury Gardens, a park in Reading, Berkshire, England. Three people were killed. Thames Valley Police said a number of people had to go to hospital and that a man had been ...

Bedchamber crisis

Bedchamber crisis is the name given to a number of events that happened in 1839, when the Whigs lost the election, and only had a minority rule. As a consequence of the defeat, Lord Melburne stepped down, and Robert Peel was given the task to for ...

Radical Republican

The Radical Republicans were a political faction of American politicians within the Republican Party. They existed from 1854 until the end of Reconstruction in 1877. They called themselves "radicals". They were opposed during the War by the Moder ...

Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868. It was one of the Reconstruction Amendments. The amendment discusses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws. It was proposed in response to issue ...

Compromise of 1877

The Compromise of 1877 was an unwritten agreement after the American Civil War between leaders of the Democrats, who mostly ruled the South, and the Republicans, who mostly ruled the North. The Democrats agreed to settle the Presidential election ...

Civil Rights Cases

The Civil Rights Cases 109 U.S. 3, were a group of five similar cases consolidated into one issue for the United States Supreme Court to review. The Court held that Congress lacked the constitutional authority under the Fourteenth Amendment to ou ...

Overland Expedition

The Overland Expedition, also called the Overland Relief Expedition or Point Barrow-Overland Relief Expedition, was a long trip in 1897–8, by three officers of the United States Coast Guard, with the help of two civilians, using sled dogs and rei ...

Pollock v. Farmers Loan & Trust Co

Pollock v. Farmers Loan & Trust Company, 157 U.S. 429, was a Landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. In a 5–4 decision the Court ruled that the federal Income Tax Act of 1894 was unconstitutional. The Pollock decision was ove ...

Wounded Knee Massacre

The Wounded Knee Massacre was a brief fight between the Native American Lakota people and the US Army. It took place at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota on December 29, 1890. About 300 Lakota and 25 soldiers were killed. The Lakota were part of ...

Edward VII

Edward VII was the king of the United Kingdom from 1901 to 1910, which is called the Edwardian period. He was the first British monarch whose royal house was called the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The name was changed to Windsor by his son, G ...

Edwardian period

The Edwardian era in the United Kingdom is the period which included the reign of King Edward VII. The "Edwardian era" usually includes some years before and after his reign, up to the First World War.

1918 Stanley Cup playoffs

The 1918 Stanley Cup playoffs were played from March 11 until March 30, when the National Hockey League champion Toronto Blue Shirts defeated the Pacific Coast Hockey Association champion Vancouver Millionaires for the Stanley Cup.

1923 Great Kantō earthquake

The Great Kantō earthquake was a Japanese natural disaster in the Kantō region of the island of Honshū. The earthquake struck at 11:58:44 am JST on Saturday, September 1, 1923. It lasted between 4 and 10 minutes. This earthquake destroyed Tokyo, ...

Roaring Twenties

The phrase Roaring Twenties describes the 1920s, a time in North America when art, society, and culture were rapidly changing. The term Roaring applies here, as art, society and culture were rapidly improving and therefore Roaring. Prohibition wa ...

Tri-State Tornado

The Tri-State Tornado was the deadliest tornado in the history of the United States. It took place on Wednesday, March 18, 1925. It was during an outbreak of 12 confirmed tornadoes. It covered a large portion of the Midwest and Southern United St ...

1931 China floods

The 1931 China floods or the 1931 Yellow River Floods were a series of floods that occurred in China in the year 1931. It is the most deadly natural disaster by death toll. About 145.000-3.7 million people were said to be dead in this series of f ...

Long March

The Long March is the retreat of Mao Zedong and the Communists in 1934-35. The communists went to their stronghold away from Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalists. Here they were able to join together and start fighting again to beat the Nationali ...

Night of the Long Knives

The Night of the Long Knives or Operation Hummingbird was a purge that took place in Nazi Germany. It happened between 30 June and 2 July 1934 when the Nazi regime executed at least 90 people for political reasons. Most of those killed were membe ...

Battle of Bataan

The Battle of Bataan was part of Japans invasion of the Philippines during World War II. The capture of the Philippine Islands was important to Japans goals. Japan wanted to control the Southwest Pacific, capture the resource-rich Dutch East Indi ...

Sodder children disappearance

On Christmas Eve, December 24, 1945, a fire destroyed the Sodder home in Fayetteville, West Virginia, United States. At the time, it was owned by George Sodder, his wife Jennie, and nine of their ten children. During the fire, George, Jennie, and ...

Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward was a plan that was created to increase Chinas economy and industry. It was started by the Communist leader Chairman Mao Zedong in 1958 and it ended in 1961. The Great Leap Forward failed to bring industrialization and the ...

26th of July Movement

The 26th of July Movement was the name of the political party led by Fidel Castro during the Cuban Revolution. In Spanish, it is called Movimiento 26 de Julio, it is often abbreviated M-26-7. The name comes from the date of the attack on the Monc ...

1961 Memorial Cup

The 1961 Memorial Cup final was the 43rd junior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The teams involved were the Toronto St. Michaels Majors of the Ontario Hockey Association who played against the Edmonton Oil King ...

1962 Memorial Cup

The 1962 Memorial Cup final was the 44th junior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The teams playing were the Hamilton Red Wings of the Ontario Hockey Association who completed against the Edmonton Oil Kings. Hami ...

Hurricane Carla

Hurricane Carla was one of two Category 5 tropical cyclones. hit the Texas shore in the 1961 Atlantic hurricane season as a Category 4 hurricane, becoming one of the most powerful storms to ever strike the United States. Hurricane Carla was the s ...

Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, that reformed local government in England and Wales, on 1 April 1974. Its pattern of two-tier councils remains in use today in large parts of England, although the metro ...

Pottery Cottage murders

The Pottery Cottage murders happened in Eastmoor, Chesterfield in January 1977. William Thomas Hughes escaped from police whilst being moved from prison to court where he was facing charges of rape and assault. He stabbed two prison officers duri ...

1996 U.S. campaign finance scandal

The 1996 United States campaign finance controversy was an alleged effort by the Peoples Republic of China to influence domestic United States politics during the 1996 federal elections. The Chinese government denied all accusations. Twenty-two p ...

Solingen arson attack

The Solingen arson attack of 1993 happened on the night of 29 May 1993 when five Turkish people died in Solingen, Germany. They died when four young German men, belonging to the political far right, firebombed a house. The dead were women and chi ...

1993 San Marino Grand Prix

The 1993 San Marino Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 25 April 1993 at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola, Italy. It was the third race of the 1993 Formula One season.

Murder of James Bulger

James Patrick Bulger was a 2-year-old boy from Kirkby, Merseyside, England, who was kidnapped, tortured and killed by two 10-year-old boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, on Friday, 12 February 1993. Bulger was taken away from the New Strand S ...

2003 Russian Premier League

The 2003 Russian Premier League was the 2nd Russian Premier League season, and the 12th top division football tournament. CSKA Moscow won their 1st title, and Dmitri Loskov was the top scorer with 14 goals.

2004 Russian Premier League

The 2004 Russian Premier League was the 3rd Russian Premier League season, and the 13th top division football tournament. It was played from 12 March to 12 November 2004. Lokomotiv Moscow won their 2nd title, and Aleksandr Kerzhakov was the top s ...

Freedom of Information Act 2000

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 was introduced by the British Government in the year 2000. The Act creates a general right of access, on request, to information held by public authorities. That means any member of the public may demand that w ...

2010–2011 Queensland floods

The 2010–11 Queensland floods were a series of floods in Australia which began in December 2010 and ended in January 2011. The majority of the floods were in Queensland including its capital city, Brisbane. The rain also caused floods further sou ...

2016 Australian federal election

The 2016 Australian federal election was an election held on Saturday 2 July to elect all 226 members of the 45th Parliament of Australia. It lasted eight weeks. It was the first under a new voting system for the Senate that replaced group voting ...

2019 Australian federal election

The 2019 Australian federal election elected members of the 46th Parliament of Australia on 18 May 2019. The election was called following the end or expiry of the 45th Parliament as elected at the 2016 double dissolution federal election. Prime ...

2016 Brussels bombings

On 22 March 2016, three large explosions happened in the Belgian capital Brussels. Two bombs exploded at Brussels Zaventem Airport and one exploded at Maalbeek metro station. According to the Belgian Health Ministry, there have been at least 31 c ...

Impeachment of Dilma Rousseff

The impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the 36th President of Brazil, began on 2 December 2015 with a petition for her impeachment accepted by Eduardo Cunha, then president of the Chamber of Deputies. It continued into late 2016. Rousseff, more than 1 ...

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on May 18, 2013 at the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. The event was broadcast live on Fuel TV and FX.

2018 Italian general election

The 2018 Italian general election was held on 4 March 2018. The election was held to elect politicians to the Chamber of Deputies and Senate. The last election was in 2013. In that election, the social democratic Party won the most seats. The pop ...

January 31 – February 2, 2011 North American winter storm

The Groundhog Day blizzard of 2011 was a large blizzard that struck parts of Canada, Mexico, and the United States between 31 January 2011 and 2 February 2011. The blizzard was also called the 2011 Groundhog Day Blizzard because it happened close ...

2010 Pakistan floods

The 2010 Pakistan floods began in late July 2010, resulting from heavy monsoon rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Pakistani Punjab and Balochistan regions of Pakistan and affected the Indus River basin. an Approximately one-fifth of Pakistan ...

2017 South Korean presidential election

The 19th South Korean presidential election was held on 9 May 2017. The election was called after the impeachment and dismissal of President Park Geun-hye. The election was held in a single round on a first-past-the-post basis. The election was o ...

Brexit

Brexit is a movement that promotes that the United Kingdom leave the European Union. The name "Brexit" is a portmanteau of "British" and "exit". On 23 June 2016, the UK made a referendum that asked whether the UK should leave the EU. The result w ...

2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series

The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series was the 38th season of the NASCAR Xfinity Series, a stock car racing series sanctioned by the NASCAR in the United States. Tyler Reddick won the series. He was also the 2018 champion.

Next United Kingdom general election

The Next United Kingdom general election is by default scheduled to be held on Thursday 2 May 2024, in line with the Fixed-term Parliament Act. It will elect the next Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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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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