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Coobool Creek

Coolbool Creek is an archaeological site near the Wakool River in New South Wales, Australia. It is about half way between Swan Hill and Deniliquin. The site is near Dohertys Hut at Coobool Crossing, although the exact spot is unknown. G. M. Blac ...

                                               

Fort Banks

Fort Banks, is an old World War II fort that was used to protect the entrance to Botany Bay. The fort is located north of Cape Banks in La Perouse, New South Wales Australia.

                                               

Georges Head Battery

The Georges Head Fort is a fort on the Georges Head, in the suburb of Mosman in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Georges Head fort is one of many forts that were built on Sydney Harbour meant to defend the colony of New South Wales, just e ...

                                               

Kow Swamp archaeological site

The Kow Swamp archaeological site is on the eastern side of Kow Swamp in northern Victoria. A number of Pleistocene burials have been found in a sand dune, known as a lunette. Archaeologist Alan Thorne dug up the skeletons of more than 22 people ...

                                               

Port Arthur, Tasmania

Port Arthur is a small town on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. It is about 80 km south east of the state capital, Hobart. It was settled as a penal colony. Port Arthur is now one of Australias most important historic areas. In 2010 ...

                                               

Sullivan Bay, Victoria

Sullivan Bay is the site of the first official European settlement in Victoria, Australia. It is a very small bay near Sorrento, Victoria. It is close to the entrance of Port Phillip Bay, 60 km south of the city of Melbourne. In 1802, Governor Ph ...

                                               

Ticket of leave

A ticket of leave was an important document given to convicts who had been sent to Australia. Convicts who were well-behaved were given a ticket of leave. This gave them some rights, and they did not have to stay in gaol. With a ticket of leave, ...

                                               

Victorian Heritage Register

The Victorian Heritage Register is a list of places of cultural heritage important to the State of Victoria, Australia. It has legal powers under the Heritage Act 1995. Heritage Victoria is the government department which is responsible for the r ...

                                               

Italian unification

Italian unification, also known as the Risorgimento, refers to the Italian movement that united the Italian states in the 19th century. The movement began in 1815 with the Congress of Vienna. It ended in 1871 when Rome became the capital of the K ...

                                               

List of rulers of Tuscany

This is a list of rulers of Tuscany. The rulers of Tuscany have varied over time, sometimes being margraves, the rulers of handfuls of border counties and sometimes the heads of the most important family of the region!

                                               

Triple Alliance (1882)

The Triple Alliance was a military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy, that lasted from 1880 until the start of World War I in 1914. The three countries promised to help each other if another country attacked them. Some Italian ...

                                               

History of Azerbaijan

The history of Azerbaijan goes back centuries before the USSR was formed. The population of Azerbaijan is a native to the Caucasus area, which are of turk descent.

                                               

Atropates

Atropates was a Persian nobleman who served Darius III and then Alexander III of Macedon. He made an independent kingdom. A dynasty was named after him. Diodorus Siculus calls him Atrapes. Quintus Curtius wrongly names him Arsaces.

                                               

Roman influence in Caucasian Albania

Caucasian Albania was the area of modern-day Azerbaijan. It was a client state of the Roman Empire for four centuries around the time of Christ. Its influence over the region started in the first century before Christ and lasted until around 250 ...

                                               

Seljuk dynasty

The Seljuks were a Muslim dynasty. They ruled parts of Central Asia and the Middle East from the 11th to 14th centuries. Their empire was known as Great Seljuk Empire that stretched from Anatolia to Pakistan. The Seljuks also fought the Christian ...

                                               

Tylos

Bahrain was referred to by the Greeks as Tylos. It was the centre of pearl trading, when Nearchus came to discover it serving under Alexander the Great. From the 6th to 3rd century BC Bahrain was in the Persian Empire. The Greek historian, Theoph ...

                                               

East Pakistan Rifles

After the partition of the Indian sub-continent Eastern Frontier Rifles’ was re-grouped and renamed East Pakistan Rifles. It was the primary border protection force of the then East Pakistan provincial region. A number of Metropolitan Armed Polic ...

                                               

Gupta Empire

The Gupta Empire was ruled by members of the Gupta dynasty from around 320 to 550 AD and covered most of North-central India. The time of the Gupta Empire is referred to as Golden Age of India in science, mathematics, astronomy, religion and phil ...

                                               

Nawab of Bengal

The Nawabs of Bengal were the rulers of the provinces of Bengal and Orissa. Between 1717 and 1772, they were the rulers of the province of Bengal. The last independent Nawab of Bengal, Siraj ud-Daulah, was betrayed in the Battle of Plassey by Mir ...

                                               

Shah Jalal

Hazrat Shah Jalal is a celebrated Sufi Muslim figure in Bengal. Jalals name is associated with the Muslim movement into northeastern Bengal. Also he is associated with the spread of Islam in Bangladesh through Sufism. Jalal was originally a Turke ...

                                               

Two-nation theory

The two-nation theory is the basis of the creation of Pakistan. The two-nation theory in its simplest way means that cultural, political, religious, economic and social dissimilarities between the two major communities, Hindus and Muslims of the ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Barbados

The COVID-19 pandemic in Barbados is part of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019. The pandemic was confirmed to have reached Barbados on 17 March 2020 with the announcement of the first two cases, and at its current peak on ...

                                               

Hurricane Marilyn

Hurricane Marilyn was the fifteenth tropical depression and thirteenth named storm of the 1995 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Marilyn was the strongest storm to hit the Virgin Islands since Hurricane Hugo of 1989, and caused thirteen deaths ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Belarus

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Belarus, when the first case of COVID-19 in the country was registered in Minsk on 28 February 2020. On 28 February, Belarus confirmed its first case. A student from Iran tested positive on 27 ...

                                               

Grand Duchy of Lithuania

The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state from the 12th –13th century until 1569. In 1569 it became a part of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1791. It was started by the Lithuanians. The duchy grew to include large parts of the f ...

                                               

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2010

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was the eighth edition of Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It took place in Minsk, Belarus on 20 November 2010. The contest was won by Vladimir Arzumanyan of Armenia with the song "Mama". This gave Armenia i ...

                                               

Kievan Rus

Kievan Rus was a medieval state in Europe. It was from the late 9th to the mid 13th century. It broke apart under the Mongol invasion of 1237–1240. The state was called "land of the Rus ". The name "Kievan Rus was used in the 19th century to mean ...

                                               

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally known as the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and, after 1791, the Commonwealth of Poland, was a state of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch. The Commonwealth ...

                                               

Soviet invasion of Poland

The 1939 Soviet invasion of Poland was a Soviet military operation that started without a formal declaration of war on 17 September 1939. It was during the early stages of World War II. Sixteen days after Nazi Germany invaded Poland from the west ...

                                               

Guelders

Guelders or Gueldres is the name of a historical county. This became a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire, in the Low Countries.

                                               

Moresnet

Moresnet or Neutral Moresnet was a very small territory that existed from 1816 to 1919. It had a size of 3.5 km². It existed because its neighbours could not agree on who should own it, so they decided to make it a neutral territory where both ne ...

                                               

Prince-Bishopric of Liege

The Bishopric of Liege or Prince-Bishopric of Liege was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries in present Belgium. It got its status as a prince-bishopric between 980 and 985. Bishop Notger became Prince-Bishop after he received se ...

                                               

Timeline of Burgundian and Habsburg acquisitions in the Low Countries

Around the 13th and early 14th century, many Dutch cities became important. They played a major role in the political and economical affairs of their fiefs. The Flemish cities gained powers over their county. When Louis II, Count of Flanders, die ...

                                               

History of Bosnia and Herzegovina

In ancient times, Bosnia and Herzegovina was called Illyricum. It was taken over by the Roman Empire. They were conquered in the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D. The Romans occupied the area until their fall in the 6th century, but only to be conquered ...

                                               

Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

Bosnia and Herzegovina sent people to compete at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Only one person was on the team. It was 19-year-old para-alpine skier Ilma Kazazic.

                                               

Donji Kraji

Donji Kraji or Olfeld, known in Latin as Partes inferiores, was a small medieval region in present-day northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the southwestern size of Bosanska Krajina.

                                               

Stecak

The Stecci are relared to the Vlachs who lived in the Dinaric Alps of Herzegovina since the Middle Ages. Most of the Stecci were created after the X century and until the Turk invasion of the Balkans. According to the scholar Wenzel the Stecci ar ...

                                               

2013–14 Cambodian protests

Cambodian protests or Anti-government protests, have been going on in Cambodia since July 2013. Demonstrations in Phnom Penh have taken place against the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen. These were because many reasons, including widespread ...

                                               

First Indochina War

The First Indochina War was fought in French Indochina from December 19, 1946, until August 1, 1954. Other names for the war are the French Indochina War, Anti-French War, Franco-Vietnamese War, Franco-Vietminh War, Indochina War, Dirty War in Fr ...

                                               

Typhoon Xangsane

Typhoon Xangsane was a deadly typhoon that affected the Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand during the 2006 Pacific typhoon season. It was the fifteenth tropical storm and ninth typhoon recognized by the Japan Meteorological Agency operationally d ...

                                               

British Empire

The British Empire was made up of the colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories which were controlled by the United Kingdom. It began with the overseas colonies and trading posts set up by England between the late 16th and early 18t ...

                                               

Canadian Indian residential school system

Until 1996, Indigenous children in Canada were forced to go to boarding schools in order to make them assimilate into white Canadian society. The Indian residential school system refers to the group of these schools for First Nations children. Th ...

                                               

Coffin ship

Coffin ships transported Irish immigrants to America and other colonies during the Great Irish Famine. They were the cheapest way to cross the Atlantic but it was a miserable and dangerous journey. The conditions on board were horrible because th ...

                                               

French and Indian War

The French and Indian War took place between 1754 and 1763 in British North America and French North America. These are now the United States and Canada. The French had Native American allies and the British had other Indian allies. The war is al ...

                                               

Habitation at Port-Royal

The Habitation at Port-Royal was an early French colonial settlement. Today it is a National Historic Site in Port Royal in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

                                               

Halkett boat

A Halkett boat is a type of lightweight inflatable boat. The boat was first created by Lt Peter Halkett during the 1840s. Halkett had been interested in the problems of travelling in the Canadian Arctic. He wanted to make a boat that was light en ...

                                               

Anthony Henday

Anthony Henday was one of the first white men to explore the interior of the Canadian northwest. His explorations were for the Hudsons Bay Company who were worried that La Verendrye and the other western commanders were taking furs from the north ...

                                               

National Historic Sites of Canada

In Canada, National Historic Sites are places that the government has decided are important in Canadas history. Many are managed by Parks Canada, the same organization that runs Canadas national parks. Many of the sites have been restored to thei ...

                                               

Quebec Act

The Quebec Act was a British law passed in 1774. It was about Quebec in Canada. Britain ruled Quebec after the French and Indian War. Before that, it had been ruled by France. Most of the white people in Quebec spoke the French language and used ...

                                               

Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley was the second hurricane and also the second major hurricane of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. Charley lasted from August 9 to August 15. Its strongest winds were 150 mph, classifying it as a Category 4 hurricane on the Saf ...

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