Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Several Eqyptian artifacts were found in the sea by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio. Granite statues, jewelry and gold coins are some of the treasures retrieved
What were the first words ever spoken on the telephone? They were spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson: "Mr. Watson--come here--I want to see you." What would you have said? Mr Bell never called his mother or father --they were both deaf !
The Civil Registration Office, Amsterdam after an attempt by the resistance to destroy personal records. 27 March 1943. The occupation of this neutral country by Nazi Germany starts on 10 May 1940. Dutch forces capitulate 5 days later after the bombing of Rotterdam. On May 5, 1945, the whole country is liberated when German forces surrender to Canadian Forces.