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Baseball

Baseball, like most other popular sports, developed over a period of time with rules that became systematic in order to allow organized competition. Abner Doubleday is generally credited with codifying rules to create a game which, after a century and a half, would still be recognized as baseball by modern fans.

Keystone LB-13

Keystone LB-13

Keystone LB-13The Keystone LB-13 was the designation given to seven Keystone bombers that were originally to be powered by geared Pratt & Whitney R-1690-3 radial engines. None of the seven aircraft ordered were completed as LB-13s. Five were completed as the Y1B-4, powered by Pratt & Whitney R-1860-7 radials and two as the Y1B-6, powered by Wright R-1820-1 engines.

Missing link in the German tank development?

Missing link in the German tank development?

As you know, the Leopard 1 was not the first tank of postwar Germany. Germany work on different new tanks. There are prototypes as medium tank Indienpanzer (later developed into a Swiss KW30 and its

Review of the National Guard, Fieschi attack

Review of the National Guard, Fieschi attack

Close Title: Review of the National Guard, Fieschi attack Author: LAMI Eugène (1800 - 1890) Creation date: 1846 Date represented: July 13, 1835 Dimensions: Height 57 - Width 277 Technique and other information: Oil on canvas commissioned by Louis-Philippe for the Historical Museum of Versailles in 1842 Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Image reference: 19-501519 / MV 5169 Review of the National Guard, Fieschi attack.

Mayflower Plaque in Leiden

Mayflower Plaque in Leiden

Plaque commemorating John Robinson, the pastor of the Leiden congregation of Puritan separatists. Pieterskerk, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

The abolitionist movement, which struggled to snuff out slavery in the United States in the years prior to the Civil War, boasted Frederick Douglass as one of its star proponents.A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845), his memoir which recounts his birth as a slave in Tuckahoe, Maryland, to his escape to Massachusetts in 1838, and acted as a treatise on abolition.