The Most Famous in the History of Curses

cursesThe belief in omens and spirits, or far left as a child, or expressed in over the left shoulder and three-time rapping on wood, no more. But sometimes happens is that you begin to understand that everything in the world, there is something from which fails to protect or call the police, or traumatic gun under the pillow or communications in the higher echelons of power.

1. Curse of Otzi

In 1991, a group of climbers went to conquer one of the Alpine peaks in the Otztal Valley, found in the ice half vmerzshie human remains. Deciding that it was one of the victims of avalanches and blizzards, climbers have learned body with ice axes and sent to the morgue. Continue reading “The Most Famous in the History of Curses”

Unknown History of Normandy Landing

Larry Collins On Tuesday, June 6, 1944 began to change the course of World War II. Nearly two hundred thousand men from the US, Canada, Britain and France, and more than five thousand ships supported from the air by as many aircraft as fit in the sky over the English Channel, invaded Normandy.

The main protagonists of one of the greatest epic journeys of history were the Minister Winston Churchill and Eisenhower, Montgomery and Patton, the side of the Allies; and Rommel, Goering and general, under Hitler, the German side. Continue reading “Unknown History of Normandy Landing”

The world should not have known about it

WorldThe Central Intelligence Agency CIA and the United States concerning the elimination of President John F. Kennedy, November 22, 1963 in Dallas. Possibly in kilograms dossier hidden authentic mechanism of this political assassination, and perhaps they just support the version of the lone assassin.

But that’s why for almost 50 years to hide under security cataloging information if it only confirms the official edition of events? So what exactly hide these documents: clumsy work of detectives and … involvement in the kill of the state? Perhaps the world will know about it in 2017, when the said documents should be declassified. However, it is also possible that the CIA will extend their privacy. Such a right he has.  Continue reading “The world should not have known about it”

Victory Low lands

Envision ourselves in the XVI century in the Low Countries, how to translate the name Netherlands. Opening of a great game of chess history is this: the territory belongs to Spain, among the inhabitants of the Netherlands is becoming more popular Protestantism. And its track is perhaps the most essential and anti-papal – Calvinism. Yes, Calvin of Geneva has already cleansed the temple of the city of icons and statues of the saints, from all sorts of images of Christ and the apostles. Continue reading “Victory Low lands”

Over the evil empire sun not at all sets

Oddly enough, all the basics of German National Socialism – the veneration of a gentlemen, racism, and anti-Semitism and genocide beast men – existed long before the birth of Adolf Hitler. And successfully applied in practice, a country over which the sun never set – the British Empire.

For example, Aboriginal massacres in the English colonies were as common as hunting. In 1830, Tasmania soldiers of the 40th Regiment were herded into a bunch of natives who dared to be ungracious, shot the men, and then beaten to death women and children. Continue reading “Over the evil empire sun not at all sets”

Finds that changed our view of the past

The first talk about of archeology appeared in antiqueGreece- Plato defined this word all the antiquity or history of past times. During the Renaissance, the history of archeology called classical antiquity, and only much later, in the XVIII century, in connection with the excavation in 1748, the ancient city ofPompeii, and the finding in 1799 of the Rosetta Stone, archeology began to acquire scientific and particular. Since then, thousands of historical archeology discoveries. Some of them have changed our view of history: Continue reading “Finds that changed our view of the past”

The most mysterious people in history

historyCrimean Goths are considered one of the most mysterious people in history. Having lived almost a millennium in theCrimea, they disappeared in the XVII century – after the conquest of the peninsula by the Ottoman Turks. Historians Crimean Goths left only mysteries and legends.

Gothic tribes

Some scientists believe that the great migrations provoked exactly the Goths, Vandals and supplanted Rugova from their lands. Goths spoke on the German language – the Gothic, and in the IV century the legendary Bishop Ulfilas created a Gothic alphabet for them, and soon translated the Bible, as it was the Goths were the first Germanic tribes to Christianity. Continue reading “The most mysterious people in history”

Secrets Gold slides

In the locality of the village Balandin, where Gold Hill and opened nine new caves archaeologist Jurin, I went to the corporation with the regional ethnographer. He told me in passing about these places. Rocks these belted river Miass, Gold slide are called for a reason. Two hundred years ago the Cossack settlers justified here countryside and began to walk up the hill to manufacture Persisted even old discarded tunnel.

Some daredevils climb and now there, but we did not dare – the entrance to the tunnel is so dilapidated, that at any moment can collapse and bury under the rubble. According to one local legend, once upon a time 2 brothers quarreled prospectors and junior hid in a grotto chest full of nuggets. Well, senior killed him for it. And then he died. A chest lay in a cave. But where, in what – Go, find out. Continue reading “Secrets Gold slides”

The most violent in the history of Russian women

womenOddly enough, but the fair sex are capable of violence, and they do not show aggression to defend themselves, and for fun. Who are they – the most violent women of history? This will be discussed further

The first place is so strange and bloody ranking is Daria N. Saltykov, who had the nickname Saltychikha. Years of life 1730 – 1801 Daria early widowed, she was only 26 years old, and her undivided ownership already received about 600 peasant souls. Continue reading “The most violent in the history of Russian women”

When II World War ended in 1812?

Second World WarThe date of its commencement ambiguities there. As you know, this is June 24, 1812 – the day of transfer of the Great Napoleon’s army border riverNeman. And to the question, and when the war ended, I’m sure, will follow a clear answer: it 1812 times, and then it ended, respectively, in 1812. But whether it is consistent with the common assertion of historical truth? Let’s deal.

In December 1812 the remnants of the French troops were driven out of Russia. But in this war is not over yet! No peaces between Russia and France have been concluded. Hostilities did not stop, and the Russian army, after retreating enemy, crossed the border and invaded his country in Poland and East Prussia. Continue reading “When II World War ended in 1812?”