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Missing and murdered Indigenous women

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is a big problem in the United States and Canada. In both countries, Indigenous women and girls are more likely to go missing or be murdered than non-Indige ...

                                               

44th Canadian federal election

The 44th Canadian federal election will take place on or before October 16, 2023 to elect members of the House of Commons to the 44th Parliament of Canada. The latest date of the vote is determined by the fixed-date provisions of the Canada Elect ...

                                               

2020 Nova Scotia attacks

On April 18–19, 2020, fifty-one-year-old Gabriel Wortman committed multiple shootings and set fires at 16 places in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. He killed twenty-two people and injured three others before the Royal Canadian Mounted Polic ...

                                               

Battle of Anzio

The Battle of Anzio, which is also called Operation Shingle was an Allied sea landing in the Italian Campaign against German forces of Anzio and Nettuno, Italy. The attack was commanded by American Major General John P. Lucas. He wanted to get ar ...

                                               

Battle of Britain

Its first objective was to get control of the air space above Britain from the Royal Air Force RAF, especially the Fighter Command. The name comes from a famous speech, which was delivered by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the House ...

                                               

Georgian Uprising of Texel

The Georgian Uprising of Texel was an insurrection by Soviet Georgian soldiers on the island of Texel. The uprising was against the Germans army who had taken over the Dutch island during the Second World War. The event is sometimes described as ...

                                               

Oxford, Nova Scotia

Oxford was established in 1791 by settler Richard Thompson. The name "Oxford" comes from the shallow river that was used to enter the town. Early settlers used Oxen to cross, or "ford", the river, and from here came the towns name.

                                               

Trois-Rivieres

Trois-Rivieres is a city in Quebec, Canada. It is where the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers meet. It was first created on July 4, 1634. It was the second permanent settlement in New France, after Quebec City in 1608. The citys name is Fre ...

                                               

Assassination of Orlando Letelier

The Assassination of Orlando Letelier was a car bombing which killed Orlando Letelier, a Chilean socialist political figure when Salvador Allende was president of Chile during those years. It all starts when he was based in the United States as a ...

                                               

Great Chilean Earthquake

The Great Chilean Earthquake or Valdivian Earthquake was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded. The quake occurred in the early afternoon of May 22, 1960, and had a 9.5 rating on the Moment magnitude scale. The earthquake affected southern C ...

                                               

Santa Maria de Iquique School Massacre

The Santa Maria de Iquique school Massacre was on December 21, 1907. At that time Chiles government was led by Pedro Montt. Hundreds of workers died in the front of the school Santa Maria de Iquique. The workers had been walking from saltpetre mi ...

                                               

2010 Chile earthquake

The 2010 Cauquenes earthquake was an earthquake that happened off the coast of Maule region of Chile, near Cauquenes, on February 27, 2010, at 3:34 local time. It is said to have lasted between ten and thirty seconds. At first, its magnitude was ...

                                               

2010 Pichilemu earthquake

A 6.9 earthquake occurred on March 11, 2010, 40 kilometers southwest of Pichilemu, OHiggins Region, Chile. A tsunami warning was made by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Pacific-wide, although they warned of the possibility of local tsunamis wi ...

                                               

Hurricane Lenny

Hurricane Lenny was the last major hurricane, hurricane, named storm and depression of the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. There are three main reasons to remember Lenny. One, it was strongest November Atlantic hurricane; two, the damage it cause ...

                                               

Hurricane Martha (1969)

Hurricane Martha was the last hurricane of the active 1969 Atlantic hurricane season. Martha made landfall in Nicaragua.Martha caused minimal flooding in Nicaragua and Honduras.Hurricane Martha was rare storm to make landfall in Columbia. Martha ...

                                               

San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica, head of San Jose Province, and the nations largest city. It is named in honor of Saint Joseph. It is in the center of the Gran Area Metropolitana of the Central Valley. San Jose is the center of political an ...

                                               

Croatian National Resistance

The Croatian National Resistance was a terrorist Ustase emigrant organization. The goal of this organization was to destroy Yugoslavia and to establish an independent Croatia, following the vision of Ustase leader Ante Pavelic and ideology of Mil ...

                                               

Jugoton

Jugoton was created in 1947. It released some of the most important former Yugoslav pop and rock records. The company also owned a large network of record shops across SFR Yugoslavia. After the break-up of Yugoslavia began, the company changed it ...

                                               

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula

The Juraj Dobrila University of Pula is a university in the city of Pula, Croatia. It was created in 2006. As of 2011, the university had about 2.465 students.

                                               

Thompson (band)

Thompson is a Croatian ethno band, founded by Marko Perkovic aka "Thompson", often thought of as the same as the band itself. "Thompson" is Perkovics stage name. He is the songwriter and lead vocalist. The members of the band, aside from him, are ...

                                               

Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital city and the largest city of the country of Croatia. It has a population of 792.000 people and its metropolitan area has a population of 1.2 million. The first mention of the name Zagreb appeared in 1094.

                                               

1910 Cuba hurricane

The 1910 Cuba hurricane was said to be one of the worst tropical cyclones that has ever hit Cuba. The storm formed in the southern Caribbean Sea on October 9, 1910. It grew stronger as it moved northwest. It then made landfall on the western end ...

                                               

Tropical Storm Fabian (1991)

Tropical Storm Fabian was a short-lived tropical storm during the 1991 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the sixth storm of that year which was given a name. It formed in the northwest Caribbean southwest of Cuba. The storm reached a peak intensi ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Cuba

On 11 March, the first three cases in Cuba were confirmed. The patients were Italian tourists. They were kept in isolation at the Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute in Havana.

                                               

EcuRed

EcuRed is a Cuban online encyclopedia. Some people have called it the "Cuban Wikipedia". It was launched in 2010. As of now, it has over 200.000 articles.

                                               

Ungdomshuset

Ungdomshuset was the popular name of the building formally named Folkets Hus on Jagtvej 69 in Norrebro, Copenhagen. The Ungdomshuset was a meet point for many anarchists, for the music in the underground scene and leftist groups from 1982 until 2 ...

                                               

Christmas Hurricane of 1902

The Christmas Hurricane of 1902 was a storm. It stroke against Denmark and Sweden on Christmas Day 1902. In Sweden, hit Scania, parts of southern Kronoberg County and the west coast of Sweden. Circa 50 fishermen were killed. On land, very few peo ...

                                               

Danish resistance movement

The Danish Resistance Movement was an underground movement organized to resist the Nazi German occupation of Denmark during World War II. Due to the initially lenient arrangements, in which the Nazi occupation authority allowed the democratic gov ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Denmark

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was first confirmed to have spread to Denmark on 27 February 2020. As of 13 May 2020, there have been 10.667 confirmed cases. Among these, 533 patients have died, 8.663 have recovered, and 164 are in hospital, includ ...

                                               

Aarhus

Aarhus is the second biggest city in Denmark after Copenhagen, and the biggest on Jutland, the Danish mainland. It has about 307.000 inhabitants, and the metropolitan area has more than 1.200.000. The settlement of Aarhus was started in around th ...

                                               

University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen was founded in 1479. It is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University. The university has 23.473 undergr ...

                                               

1930 Dominican Republic hurricane

The 1930 Dominican Republic hurricane was one of the most deadly tropical cyclones in the history of the Caribbean or Atlantic basin. It was the fifth deadliest Atlantic storm on record. The hurricane was small although strong when it went throug ...

                                               

Parsley Massacre

In October 1937, Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina ordered the execution of the Haitian population living within the borderlands with Haiti. The violence resulted in the killing of 17.000 to 35.000 Haitian civilians over a span o ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in the Dominican Republic

The COVID-19 pandemic in the Dominican Republic is part of the ongoing global viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019, which was confirmed to have spread to the Dominican Republic on 1 March 2020. On 1 March, the first case in the country and ...

                                               

Hurricane Laura

Hurricane Laura was a deadly and destructive tropical cyclone that is tied with the 1856 Last Island hurricane for the strongest hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana in terms of maximum sustained winds. The twelfth named storm, fourth hurrican ...

                                               

Six-Day War

The Six-Day War was a war that started on 5 June 1967 and ended 10 June 1967. The fight was between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, but many other countries helped out the different sides.

                                               

Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War was a war between Israel and a group of Arab countries led by Egypt and Syria. The war took place from October 6-24, 1973. The war began on the Jewish day of repentance of Yom Kippur in 1973, and it happened during the Muslim m ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Egypt

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Egypt by 14 February 2020. As of 1 May 2020, there have been 5.895 confirmed cases, 1.460 recoveries and 406 deaths.

                                               

Flash Airlines Flight 604

Flash Airlines Flight 604, a Boeing 737-300, was a flight from Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to Paris, France, via Cairo. On January 3, 2004 the plane crashed into the Red Sea just moments after take-off at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. All 13 ...

                                               

Fustat

Fustat was the first Arab capital in Egypt. It was founded in 641 AD, after the Arabs conquered Alexandria. The Arabs did not want their capital to be so far away as Alexandria, which is why they made Fustat, which was far from the sea and closer ...

                                               

Mansoura, Egypt

Mansoura in Arabic means "victorious". The citys name came from the Egyptian victory at the El Mansoura Battle over Louis IX of France during the Seventh Crusade.

                                               

Youm7

Youm7 is an Egyptian privately owned daily newspaper. It was first published as a weekly paper in October 2008 and has been published daily since May 2011. It is published in Arabic. The paper was twice selected by Forbes Middle East as having th ...

                                               

Battle of Honkaniemi

The Battle of Honkaniemi was fought between Finnish and Soviet forces on 26 February 1940. This battle was fought by tanks. It was only time they were used in the Winter War. The commander of the Finnish II Corps, General Harald Ohquist, had put ...

                                               

Winter War

The Winter War was a conflict fought between the Soviet Union and Finland. It began when the Soviet Union tried to invade Finland soon after the Invasion of Poland. The Soviet military forces expected a victory over Finland in a few weeks, becaus ...

                                               

Bastide

A bastide is a fortified town. They were built mainly in the south of France in the Middle Ages. Most bastides were built between 1229 and 1373, between the Albigensian Crusade and the Hundred Years War. Today, there are about 400 bastides. They ...

                                               

Battle of Inkerman

The Battle of Inkerman was fought on 5 November 1854 during the Crimean War. British and French troops defeated the Imperial Russian Army. The British Army suffered 597 killed and 1.860 were wounded. The French lost 143 killed and 750 were wounde ...

                                               

Battle of Cassel (1071)

The Battle of Cassel was fought on 22 February 1071 between Robert the Frisian and his nephew, Arnulf III. The battle was a victory for Robert the Frisian; Arnulf III was killed in the battle. This battle severely weakened the countship of Flanders.

                                               

Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade was a failed military attack during the Crimean War in 1854. It was a charge by British Light Cavalry against Russians and their allies. The cavalry were supposed to attack regular soldiers, which they were good at ...

                                               

First Battle of the Marne

The First Battle of the Marne was a battle in the First World War. It was fought between the German Empire on one side, and the French and British on the other. The battle ended with a tactical retreat of the German army. It was one of the first ...

                                               

Battle of the Netherlands

The Battle of the Netherlands was part of the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during World War II. The battle lasted from 10 May 1940 until the main Dutch forces surrendered on the 14th. Dutch troops in the province of Zealand con ...