August 3 – Some important events on this day. 8 👉🏼 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus 1492 👉🏼 Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first […]
From Mina Harker’s diary, Chapter 6, Dracula by Bram Stoker: “Right over the town is the ruin od Whitby Abbey, which was sacked by the Danes, and which is the […]
August 2 – Some important events on this day. 338 BC 👉🏼 Macedonian army led by Philip II defeats combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, […]
The Andler Hillclimb is an annual dirt bike competition that has dirt bikers from around Europe try to reach the top of a really treacherous hillside course in Belgium. It’s […]
August 1 – Some important events on this day. 30 BC 👉🏼 Octavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic 527 […]
Crater Lake: the deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth.
Crater Lake, Oregon, has been known different names. It was first known, to non-Native Americans anyway, as “Deep Blue Lake,” as named in 1853 by its discoverer, John Wesley Hillman, […]
July 31 – Some important events on this day. 30 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves minor victory over Octavian, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading […]
Kejonuma Leisure Land: a quaint amusement park that now lays rusting and forgotten among the foliage.
We are in Ōsaki, in Japan’s remote Tohoku region, where an abandoned amusement park rests upon the banks of the Kejonuma Dam. Once known as Kejonuma Leisure Land, the park […]
July 30 – Some important events on this day. 101 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Vercellae: Roman army under Gaius Marius defeats the Cimbri in Cisalpine Gaul, ending the Celto-Germanic threat […]