Cart empty
My Cart

This Day in History


4th December, 1674 Marquette founded the first European settlement
Jacques Marquette (June 10, 1637 - May 18, 1675), also known as James Marquette - French ...
This Day in History 2014-12-04

19th November, 1875 was born Hiram Bingham
Hiram Bingham - American archaeologist and politician who immortalized himself by opening "lost city of the ...
This Day in History 2014-11-19

18th November, 1832 was born Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld - Swedish (Finnish), geologist and geographer, Arctic explorer, ...
This Day in History 2014-11-18

14th November, 1963 the island Surtsey was founded
Surtsey is an uninhabited island in Iceland, in the southernmost point of the country, a World’s ...
This Day in History 2014-11-14

11th November, 1729 was born Louis Antoine comte de Bougainville
Louis Antoine was born to a notary public, a member of the Paris city council. He studied at ...
This Day in History 2014-11-11

5th November, 1885 was born Francis Kingdon Ward
Francis Kingdon Ward - British explorer and botanist in East Asia, the lead expert on collecting plants. ...
This Day in History 2014-11-05

29th of October, 1973 was opened Bosphorus Bridge between Europe and Asia
Bosphorus Bridge - the first suspension bridge over the Bosphorus. On the map you ...
This Day in History 2014-10-29

23d October, 1582 - the conquest of Siberia
Siberian crusade of Yermak is the invasion of Cossack’s detachment of Yermak to the territory of the Siberian ...
This Day in History 2014-10-23

22th October, 1975 "Venera-9" transferred first images to Earth
" Venera-9 " and " Venera-10 " – spacecrafts designed in the Soviet ...
This Day in History 2014-10-22

21st October, 1520 Ferdinand Magellan discovered the strait between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
The expedition included five ships with food provision ...
This Day in History 2014-10-21