History

Why World War II started?

Jun 22nd, 2008 | By

Generally people believe that World War II started in year 1939. Minor German radio station was attacked by the group of Nazis and Hitler to prove their invasion of Poland right. Hitler gave the justification for the invasion that Gleiwitz transmitter was attacked by the regular polish troops. Britain and France were with Poland so
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Why was the Berlin wall built?

Jun 21st, 2008 | By

After the second world war Germany was fragmented into two parts i.e. east Germany under the communist rule of soviet union and the west Germany which was democratic country supported by U.S.A. Berlin lies in the centre of east Germany so it was divided for the occupation by Russia, U.S.A. and England. The relation between
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Who invented disposable razor blade?

Jun 17th, 2008 | By

The disposable razor blade is believed to have been invented by King Camp Gillette in 1901. Right from the age of 16, he wanted to invent something that could make him rich. So he began working as a travelling salesman and tried his hand at inventions that could help improvise the products that he often
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Why do we celebrate Columbus day?

Jun 17th, 2008 | By

Columbus day is celebrated in U.S in Puerto Rico, in some parts of Canada and in the cities of Spain and Italy for discovering America in October 12,1492. The day was first celebrated in year 1792. It was also known as “Discovery day”. Parades and banquets were organized for this day. After four hundred years
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Who invented Golf?

Jun 16th, 2008 | By

Golf is an ancient ball game that makes use of different types of clubs in order to hit the balls into each hole at a golf course. Though the origins of this game is highly debatable with references being traced back to Roman empire and even Chinese empires, the modern game of golf originated in
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Why do we celebrate Labor Day?

Jun 13th, 2008 | By

From many years we all are celebrating Labor Day but rarely made an effort to find the reason behind it. We had only accepted it as a tradition. This day is taken as a national holiday in Canada and United States since 1894. Generally people take this day as a day off from the work
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Why do we celebrate Flag Day?

Jun 12th, 2008 | By

In 1885 B.J Cigrand, a teacher and his students observed as 108th anniversary of official adaptation of the “stars and stripes” as the flag in year 1777 and after a year later got independence from Great Britain. President Henry Truman signed an act in which 14 June was taken as the national Flag Day in
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Who invented Gasoline Tractor?

Jun 12th, 2008 | By

A vehicle used for various purposes such as hauling machinery or a trailer or used in construction or agricultural purposes to perform a number of functions is known as a tractor. John Froelich of Clayton County, Iowa, America invented the first gasoline powered tractor. After finishing his college he decided to develop a tractor powered
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How did the Modern Olympics begin?

Jun 6th, 2008 | By

Olympics Games is one of the most prestigious athletic events of that happen after a gap of 4 years. These games are based on the Ancient Greek games that were also organized to show the prowess of the athletes. Excavations show that Olympia hosted the games in the ancient times. The modern games were organized
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Why was the Eiffel Tower built?

Jun 4th, 2008 | By

The Eiffel tower was built in Paris for the world exhibition which was an international fair to show the beautiful, unique things and advance technology of France. Its construction was started in January 26, 1887 and was completed on 31st march 1889 which took two years, two months and five days. Eiffel tower was the
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