The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Wikipedia Located in: Champ de Mars Address: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France Height: 300 m, 324 m to tip Construction started: January 28, 1887 Hours: Open ⋅
Comfort women Comfort women or comfort girls were women and girls forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied countries and territories before and during World War II. The name “comfort women” is a translation of the Japanese ianfu, a euphemism for “prostitutes”. Wikipedia Also known as: sexual slavery in the Imperial Japanese Army
27 Impressive Pictures of Blizzards and Snowfalls in New York City History Whether they’re facing flurries of snowflakes or all-out blizzards, New Yorkers are all too familiar with old man winter! See how the Big Apple has weathered the cold… A blizzard turns Broad Street into a white blur during a cold winter day in
The Kiss of Death, Cavriana, May 12, 1957 The Kiss of Death (Italian: Il Bacio della Morte) is a black and white photograph by an unknown author, taken on May 12, 1957. It depicts the moment in which Linda Christian kisses Alfonso de Portago at a brief stop during the 1957 Mille Miglia race in northern Italy. Portago was killed moments later while taking a
Marilyn Monroe American actress Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic “blonde bombshell” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era’s sexual revolution. Wikipedia Born: June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, California, United States Died: August 4, 1962, Brentwood, Los Angeles,
Martin Luther King, Jr. American minister Martin Luther King Jr. was an African American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Wikipedia Born: January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia, United States Assassinated: April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee, United States Spouse: Coretta Scott King (m.