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Blaenavon Industrial Landscape

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Blaenavon, Wales. It includes coal and ore mines, quarries, a primitive railway system, furnaces, workers homes, and the social infrastructure of the community.

                                               

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is a grand building in the town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, UK. In a way, it was designed to impress. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

                                               

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest and most famous churches in England. The cathedral is in Canterbury, Kent. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also one of the greatest examples of mediaeval Norman architecture in Britain. The cath ...

                                               

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd is a World Heritage Site recognised by UNESCO. It is located in Gwynedd, Wales. The site includes the castles of Beaumaris and Harlech. It also includes the castles and town walls of Caernarfon ...

                                               

Chatham Dockyard

Chatham Dockyard was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent. It was established in Chatham in the mid-16th century. The dockyard was then expanded into neighbouring Gillingham. Chatham Dockyards and its Defences are part of UNE ...

                                               

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape

The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is a World Heritage site. It includes select mining landscapes in Cornwall and West Devon. The site was added to the on July 2006. Plans to restart mining at South Crofty, and to build a supermarket at ...

                                               

Derwent Valley Mills

Derwent Valley Mills is the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Derbyshire, England. The site covers several factory communities which were built in the 18th and 19th centuries in a valley of the River Derwent, upstream from Derby.

                                               

Durham Castle

Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham, England. It is the former residence of the Bishop of Durham. University College, Durham is there since 1837. Together with Durham Cathedral, the castle is a World Heritage Site in England si ...

                                               

Durham Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham is a cathedral in the city of Durham, England, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham. The Bishopric dates from 995, with the present cathedral being founded in ...

                                               

Giants Causeway

The Giants Causeway is an area of about 40.000 interlocking basalt columns. The formation is a result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is in County Antrim on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland. It is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It wa ...

                                               

Gorhams Cave

Gorhams Cave is a sea-level cave in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. Although it is not a sea cave, it is often mistaken for one. It is considered to be one of the last known habitations of the Neanderthals in Europe. The caves name, ...

                                               

Gough Island

Gough Island, historically known as Gonçalo Alvares, is a rugged volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is a dependency of Tristan da Cunha. It is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. It ...

                                               

Greenwich

Greenwich is a district of London. It is the main part of the Borough of Greenwich, about 8.9 km east south-east of Charing Cross. The Royal Greenwich Observatory is in Greenwich. It was originally built for the Astronomer Royal. The Oservatory c ...

                                               

The Iron Bridge

The Iron Bridge was the first arch bridge in the world to be made out of cast iron. The bridge crosses the River Severn at the Ironbridge Gorge, by the village of Ironbridge, in Shropshire, England. It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It ...

                                               

Ironbridge Gorge

The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge formed by the River Severn in Shropshire, England. The area was originally called the Severn Gorge. The area was made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, because the industrial revolution started around here in t ...

                                               

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens or the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in the United Kingdom. Kew’s historic landscapes and buildings are a collection of gardens and parks and glasshouses. Kew ...

                                               

Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City

The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Liverpool, England. The six sites includes the Pier Head, Albert Dock, William Brown Street, and other famous landmarks in the city. They are considered the supreme example ...

                                               

New Lanark

New Lanark is a 18th century village and model industrial community with cotton mill buildings, workers housing, and school. The small town was built by Robert Owen as an experiment in utopian idealism. Between 1785 and 1968, some buildings were ...

                                               

Old Town, Edinburgh

The Old Town is oldest part of Edinburgh. It preserved much of its medieval street plan and buildings. Together with New Town, it forms a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

                                               

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is a canal aqueduct in north east Wales. It took 10 years to design and build. It was completed in 1805. It is the longest aqueduct in Great Britain, and is the highest canal aqueduct in the world. The 18-arched stone an ...

                                               

Saltaire

Saltaire is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The site is a complete and well-preserved industrial village of the second half of the 19th century. It has textile mills, public buildings and workers hou ...

                                               

St Margarets, Westminster

The Church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey is an Anglican church in Westminster, London, England. It is in the grounds of Westminster Abbey next to the Palace of Westminster. It was the church of the House of Commons since 1614 - 1972. It is pa ...

                                               

St Martins Church, Canterbury

The Church of St Martin is an old Church of England church in Canterbury, England. It is best known as having the longest continuous history as a parish church in the English-speaking world. It is often known as "The first church founded in Engla ...

                                               

St. Georges, Bermuda

St. Georges is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. First settlers were there since 1612. It is the first permanent English settlement on the islands of Bermuda. It is usually described as the third successful British settlement in the Americas. ...

                                               

Tower of London

The Tower of London is an ancient Norman stone fortress in London, England. It stands on the bank of the River Thames, in the oldest part of the city. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

                                               

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is a large and famous Anglican church in Westminster, London. It is the shrine of Edward the Confessor and the burial place of many kings and queens. Since it was built it has been the place where the coronations of Kings and Qu ...

                                               

Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, in London, is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom meet. In 1605, Guy Fawkes attempted to blow the Palace up. He was caught and later ...

                                               

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a famous canyon in Arizona, formed by the Colorado River. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a National Park of the United States. It is also one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles 44 ...

                                               

Monticello

Monticello was the home of President Thomas Jefferson. It is near Charlottesville, Virginia. It is now a National Historic Landmark. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

                                               

Reichstag fire

The Reichstag fire was an arson on the Reichstag building, the meeting place of the German Parliament, in Berlin on 27 February 1933. It was an important event in the creation of Nazi Germany. A Berlin fire station was called, and by the time the ...

                                               

West Berlin discotheque bombing

On April 5, 1986 three people were killed and around 230 injured when La Belle discotheque was bombed in West Berlin. The entertainment venue was commonly used by United States soldiers, and two of the dead and 79 of the injured were American ser ...

                                               

Christmas Raid

The Christmas Raid or Magazine fort raid happened on the 23 December 1939. The Irish Republican Army stole a lot of weapons and ammunitions from the Irish Army. Although the theft from the Magazine Fort building in Phoenix Park was successful, mo ...

                                               

Dublin and Monaghan bombings

The Dublin and Monaghan bombings happened in Dublin and Monaghan, Republic of Ireland on 17 May 1974. The Ulster Volunteer Force used 3 car bombs in Dublin and another one in Monaghan to kill 33 people and injure nearly 300 others. The bombings w ...

                                               

Fourth Geneva Convention

The Fourth Geneva Convention is an international treaty signed in 1949. These treaties are known as Geneva Conventions, because they were originally signed in Geneva. The fourth geneva convention protects civilians in a war zone. Currently, 194 c ...

                                               

1944 Summer Olympics

The 1944 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIII Olympiad, were not held. The games were cancelled because of World War II. They would have been held in London, England, which won the bid in the June 1939 International Olympic ...

                                               

Siege of Sidney Street

The Siege of Sidney Street, or the "Battle of Stepney", was a notorious gunfight in Londons East End on 3 January 1911. It happened after a jewellery robbery went bad two weeks before. Three policemen had been killed, and others wounded, and one ...

                                               

Survivor Series (1997)

Survivor Series was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by World Wrestling Federation. It was held on November 9, 1997 at Molson Centre in Montreal, Quebec. It was the eleventh Survivor Series event held by the WWF. The main event was ...

                                               

Battle of Moscow

The Battle of Moscow is a name given by Soviet historians to two periods of fighting on a 600 km area of the Eastern Front during World War II. It took place between October 1941 and January 1942. The Soviet defenses stopped the German attack on ...

                                               

Beer Hall Putsch

The Beer Hall Putsch was a failed coup detat in Munich, Germany between the evening of 8 November and the morning of 9 November 1923. The Nazi Party under Adolf Hitler tried to take over the government of Bavaria, a state in Germany. They began t ...

                                               

Munich Agreement

The Munich Agreement was an agreement between France, Italy, Nazi Germany and Britain. After Germany threatened an invasion of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia, the British and French prime ministers tried to get Hitler to agree not to use his m ...

                                               

12th G7 summit

The 12th G7 Summit was a meeting in 1986 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The international group of leaders were together in Japan from May 4-6, 1986. Th ...

                                               

19th G7 summit

The 19th G7 summit was a meeting in 1993 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The international group of leaders were together in Japan from July 7-9, 1993. T ...

                                               

5th G7 summit

The 5th G7 summit was a meeting in 1979 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The international group of leaders were together in Japan June 28-29. The meeting ...

                                               

Tokyo subway sarin attack

The Tokyo subway sarin attack was an act of domestic terrorism on 20 March 1995, in Tokyo, Japan, by members of the cult movement Aum Shinrikyo. 13 people were killed. The group had already carried out several assassinations and terrorist attacks ...

                                               

7 July 2005 London bombings

The 7 July 2005 London bombings were suicide bomb attacks on Londons public transport system during the morning rush hour. They were carried out by British Muslim extremists. At 08:50, three bombs exploded within fifty seconds of each other on th ...

                                               

2014 Rogers Cup

The 2014 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is a tennis tournament which takes place on outdoor Hardcourts. It started on 2 August and will end on 10 August. The tournament is in the 125th year of the Canadian Open which is a tournament that t ...

                                               

UFC 158

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 16, 2013 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

                                               

2018 FIFA World Cup Final

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Final was the last match to determine the winner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was the 21st final of the FIFA World Cup, a tournament played by the mens national football teams and organised by FIFA. The match was playe ...

                                               

Eurovision Song Contest 2009

The Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the 54th Eurovision Song Contest, it was held in Moscow, Russia after Dima Bilan won the 2008 contest for Russia with Believe. The semi finals took place on May 12 and May 14 and the final was held on May 16. ...

                                               

SummerSlam (2004)

SummerSlam was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by World Wrestling Entertainment. It was held on August 15, 2004 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. It was the seventeenth SummerSlam event held by the WWE. The main match for ...