INTRIGUING ARCHITECTURE long pin full of information about history of famous buildings across the centuries. DATES and names of ARCHITECTS included, as well as less known fascinating info some people call Pinned via Montbiz.
Pennsylvania Civil War 150 FB page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.
Jonas Salk (October 1914 – June was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first successful polio vaccine. Jonas didn't patent the drug because he thought the drug belonged to the world.
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Why Are Jim Thorpe’s Olympic Records Still Not Recognized?
Why Are Jim Thorpe’s Olympic Records Still Not Recognized? 100 years ago, Jim Thorpe became the greatest American Olympian of all time, but not if you ask the IOC photo: Jim Thorpe 1912 Stockholm Games
On Joseph Stalin's 29-year watch, purges and planned famines killed more Soviets than did World War II. So in tears were krokodil in March 1953 as Kremlin brass bore away the 73-year-old dictator's body. After five years of savage infighting among his successors, one leader emerged: earthy Ukrainian Nikita Khruschev, 64.