Don Juan of Austria (1547-1578) was the natural son of Charles V and half brother of Philip II. He is most famous for his role as commander of the fleet of the Holy League at Lepanto. He commanded naval operations in the Mediterranean for two years afterward as well. Later Governor of the Spanish Low Countries he laid the groundwork that saved the Catholic states for Spain.
NASA scientists with their board of calculations, If you think you're thankful for computers, just think about how NASA feels about them. Before the days of computers, NASA employees had a much more laborious way of calculating and presenting their data.
The oldest door in Britain in Westminster Abbey -A 900-year-old door was put in place in the 1050s, during the reign of the Abbey's founder, Edward the Confessor. It makes it the only surviving Anglo Saxon door in Britain. The door, which measures 6.5ft by 4ft, was made from one tree which probably grew between AD 924 and 1030. Simon Thurley, of English Heritage, said: "It is incredible to think that when the door was made the Norman Conquest had not yet happened and
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These are the pictures of St. Bernadette who died 122 years ago in Lourdes, France and was buried; her body was only discovered 30 years ago. After church officials decided to examine it they discovered her body is still fresh until today and if you ever go to Lourdes, France you can see her in the church in Lourdes. Her body isn't decomposing.