The California Gold Rush started in 1848, near San Francisco.
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the...
John Harrison dedicated his entire life to perfect his chronometer.
The term ´kuruc´ denoted armed anti-Hapsburg rebels (coming from various social classes) in...
The French Montgolfier brothers were the first pioneers of flying.
The main participants in the battles of the Hungarian War of Independence were the Hungarian,...
The Ottoman fleet suffered a catastrophic defeat by the fleet of the Holy League.
Napoleon Bonaparte´s Grande Armée was considered invincible.