Wednesday, May 23, 2018

History

History
Carmen Benito Alcantarilla holds pictures of her uncle Valentin Alcantarilla Mercado who was shot in 1940 by forces of dictator Francisco Franco in Guadalajara's cemetery

Remains of Spanish Dictatorship’s Victims Handed to Families, 80 Years On

By Juan Medina and Miguel Gutierrez GUADALAJARA, Spain (Reuters) The remains of 22 people killed in the months following Spain's 1936-39 civil war were handed...
Statues are seen on the roof of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

Meghan Markle to Follow in Thousand Years of UK Royal History...

By Michael Holden WINDSOR, England (Reuters) When Meghan Markle walks down the aisle at St George's Chapel in Windsor to marry Prince Harry, she will be...
Reflections of tourists and canal houses are seen in the window of the Anne Frank museum in Amsterdam

Hidden Pages in Anne Frank’s Diary – Corny Jokes and Sex...

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) Anne Frank once taped over two pages in her diary with brown sticky paper, leaving a small puzzle as to what...
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend a Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration on ANZAC Day at Westminster Abbey in London

Meghan Markle to Join Small Circle of American Royals

By Vanessa Johnston (Reuters) When she marries her prince next week, Meghan Markle will join a distinguished line of American citizens who have become real-life...
The golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in his burial chamber is seen in the Valley of the Kings, in Luxor

No Secret Chambers behind Ancient Egypt’s Young King Tutankhamen – Research

CAIRO (Reuters) Researchers at Italy's Turin Polytechnic University have found no evidence of the existence of any hidden chambers behind the walls in the...
Handout shows recovered ancient artifact during an event to return several thousand artifacts in Washington

U.S. Returns Thousands of Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Iraq

By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) About 3,800 artifacts, including Sumerian cuneiform tablets dating to 2100 B.C., that were illegally smuggled to retailer Hobby Lobby Stores Inc were...
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