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Joseph Stalin dies

Joseph Stalin dies

Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union since 1924, dies in Moscow.Ioseb Dzhugashvili was born in 1878 in Georgia, then part of the old Russian empire. The son of a drunk who beat him mercilessly and a pious washerwoman mother, Stalin learned Russian, which he spoke with a heavy accent all his life, in an Orthodox Church-run school.

Stari Grad Plain

Stari Grad Plain

The Stari Grad Plain is a prime example of ancient Greek agricultural practices and organisation dating back to the Greek colony of Pharos.Inhabited by Ionian Greeks in the 4th century BC, the Stari Grad Plain became an important farming landscape, where mainly grapes and olives were grown. Remarkably, the land has continued to serve these purposes for centuries and still does so today.

National Republican Party

National Republican Party

Following the War of 1812, an “Era of Good Feelings& 34; emerged, highlighted by the existence of only a single political party, the Democratic-Republican or Jeffersonian Republican Party. Their main rivals, the Federalists, were discredited during the war and disappeared from the national scene.Partisan bickering returned in the 1820s due in a large part to the rivalry between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams, who had engaged one another in the disputed Election of 1824.

Is this 60's Atlanta airport security picture geniuine, and if so, what is happening here?

Is this 60's Atlanta airport security picture geniuine, and if so, what is happening here?

Following the advice I got from the user Semaphore I would like to split my original airport security question into separate parts and go into a bit more detail in regards to what I would like to k…

John Rolfe

John Rolfe

John Rolfe (1585-1622) was an early settler of North America known for being the first person to cultivate tobacco in Virginia and for marrying Pocahontas. Rolfe arrived in Jamestown in 1610 with 150 other settlers as part of a new charter organized by the Virginia Company. He began experimenting with growing tobacco, eventually using seeds grown in the West Indies to develop Virginia’s first profitable export.

Warren Reynolds

Warren Reynolds

On 22nd November, 1963, Warren Reynolds was in the Oak Cliff area when Officer J. D. Tippit was killed. He did not see the shooting but saw the gunman running from the scene of the crime. Robert J. Groden later claimed that Reynolds stated that the man he saw was not Lee Harvey Oswald.