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The device designed to carry out executions more humanely than before was named after a...
Hungarian engineer János Csonka built his first automobiles for the Hungarian Postal Service.
Cannons also appeared in naval warfare.
Prior to the 17th century astronomers were unable to account for the phenomenon of shooting stars.
In the 19th century the fragmented German states united under the leadership of Prussia.
Spanish conquerors owed their success to their armour and firearms.
Today called Dubrovnik, this Croatian city is known for its spectacular architecture and...
John Harrison dedicated his entire life to perfect his chronometer.