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Limerick

Limerick is a city and the county seat of County Limerick in the historical province of Munster, in the midwest of Ireland. The city lies on the River Shannon, with three main crossing points near the city centre and has a 2006 population of 91.0 ...

                                               

1982 Lebanon War

The 1982 Lebanon war was part of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and the Lebanese Civil War. It began on 6 June 1982. Israel called it Operation Peace for Galilee. It was later known as the Lebanon war or First Lebanon war. The war started when ...

                                               

Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin happened on 4 November 1995 at 21:30. It happened at the end of a rally in support of the Oslo Accords at the Kings of Israel Square in Tel Aviv. The assassin, an Israeli nationalist named Yigal Amir, was agains ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Israel

The first case of the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel was confirmed on 21 February 2020, after a female citizen tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 after return from quarantine on the Diamond Princess ship in Japan.

                                               

BDS movement

The BDS movement is a campaign to help Palestinians. The letters BDS stand for "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions". They help Palestinians by attempting to put economic and political pressure on Israel. They want an end of Israeli occupation of P ...

                                               

Hamas

Hamas is a Palestinian Sunni Islamist paramilitary organisation. It was started in 1987 during the First Intifada by Ahmed Yassin and Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi as the Gaza branch of the Muslim Brotherhood organization in Egypt. In the 2006 Palestini ...

                                               

Hezbollah

Hezbollah is an Islamic political party and paramilitary organization in Lebanon. It was formed in Lebanon in 1982, during the Lebanese Civil War. The leader of Hezbollah is currently Hassan Nasrallah. Hezbollahs main goals during the Civil War w ...

                                               

Israeli West Bank barrier

Israel-West-Bank barrier is a wall built by the State of Israel to separate Palestinian territories from Israel. It is built mostly of fences and in some places it is built of high concrete walls. It is 708 kilometers long. The barrier was built ...

                                               

Palestine Liberation Organization

The Palestine Liberation Organization is a group that works to create a state for Palestinians. The group was created in 1964. It represents Palestinians in diplomatic relations to other countries. It has held observer status at the United Nation ...

                                               

The Sons of Eilaboun

The Sons of Eilaboun is a documentary movie by the Palestinian artist and movie maker Hisham Zreiq. It was released in 20007. It tells the story of one of the massacres committed by the newly formed Israeli army during Operation Hiram. The massac ...

                                               

Memorial for the Yeshuv volunteers in World War II

The Memorial for the Yeshuv volunteers in World War II is a central memorial dedicated to the Jews from the British Army of British Mandate of Palestine that served in the British Army and who are not buried in Israel. Some of them were a part of ...

                                               

Operation Boatswain Memorial

The Operation Boatswain Memorial is a memorial dedicated to a group of 23 fighters who died at sea in 1941, during World War II. They fought for Palmach, a paramilitary group in Palestine. Operation Boatswain was a mission to damage oil refinerie ...

                                               

SS Erinpura Memorial

The SS Erinpura Memorial is a memorial in the Mount Herzl cemetery. It is dedicated to the 139 soldiers of the British Army 462 Moving Unit in British Mandate of Palestine on the SS Erinpura that lost their lives in a battle in North Africa with ...

                                               

British Uganda Programme

The British Uganda Programme was a plan to give a piece of East Africa, owned by the British, to Jewish people to live in. The plan was made to help the Jews in Russia to find somewhere to live after the pogroms. The offer was first made by Briti ...

                                               

Jewish territorialism

Territorialism, also known as Statism, was a Jewish political movement related to Zionism. Jewish people wanted some land to live in together. It did not necessarily have to be the Jewish biblical homeland in the land where the state of Israel is ...

                                               

Council of Trent

Council of Trent was the 19th Ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. Important members of the Catholic Church met in Trento three times between 13 December 1545 and 4 December 1563, in reaction to the Protestant Reformation. It reinforc ...

                                               

Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946)

The Kingdom of Italy was the Italian state from the Italian unification in 1861 to its defeat in WW2 and dissolution in 1946 when it became the modern day Italian Republic.

                                               

1918–1920 unrest in Split

In 1918–1920, a series of incidents took place at Spalato between Dalmatian Italians and local South Slavs fighting -with ethnic disturbances, revolts and bloody clashes- for the control of the city.

                                               

Italian Libya

Italian Libya was a colony of the Kingdom of Italy, from 1911 to 1947. Italy Libya in 1911 from the Ottoman Empire. Libyan Muslims continued fighting against the Christian Italians for some years, mainly during World War I. Fighting increased aft ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Italy

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was first confirmed to have spread to Italy on 30 January 2020, when two Chinese tourists in Rome tested positive for the virus.

                                               

Principality of Capua

The Principality of Capua was a state in the south of the Italian Peninsula. It existed from the 9th century to the 11th century. For most of its history, it was independent in practice, but officially under the suzerainty of the Western and East ...

                                               

Colosseum

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is a large artefact or structure in the city of Rome. The construction of the Colosseum started around 70–72 AD and was finished in 80 AD. Emperor Vespasian started all the work, and Emperor ...

                                               

Kingdom of Sardinia

The Kingdom of Sardinia was a monarchy that ruled the Italian island of Sardinia. It was established in 1324. It was given to the House of Habsburg. They were eventually forced to give it to the House of Savoy. Since the House of Savoy also ruled ...

                                               

Quirinal Palace

The Quirinal Palace is a historical building in Rome, Italy. It is the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic. The palace is on the Quirinal Hill, the tallest of the seven hills of Rome. It housed thirty popes, four kings and ...

                                               

University of Bologna

The University of Bologna is the oldest university in continuous operation. It was founded in Bologna, Italy in about 1088. The university received a charter from Frederick I Barbarossa in 1158. In the 19th century, a committee of historians trac ...

                                               

Vigevano

Vigevano is a town and comune in the province of Pavia, Lombardy, northern Italy, which has many treasures and a huge industrial business. It is in the middle of a district called Lomellina, a great rice-growing centre. Vigevano received the hono ...

                                               

Duchy of Parma

The Duchy of Parma was created in 1545 from that part of the Duchy of Milan south of the Po River, which had been conquered by the State of the Church in 1512. These territories, centered on the city of Parma, were given as a fief for Pope Paul I ...

                                               

House of Medici

The House Medici or Medici family was a very important family in Florence, Italy from the year 1300 to about 1600. They were the richest family in Europe for many years. Many leaders of Florence during the Renaissance were Medicis. The Medicis we ...

                                               

Margherita of Savoy

Margherita of Savoy or Margaret of Savoy, was an Italian queen of the Kingdom of Italy during the reign of her husband, Humbert I.

                                               

Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

Victor Emmanuel II was king of Sardinia from 1849 until 17 March 1861. On that date, he took the title King of Italy to become the first king of a united Italy since the 6th century. He held that title until his death in 1878. The Italians called ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Jamaica

The COVID-19 pandemic in Jamaica is part of an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019, an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed in Jamaica in 10 March 2020. ...

                                               

Hurricane Sandy (2012)

Hurricane Sandy was an Atlantic tropical cyclone which affected parts of the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States in late October 2012, and became the largest Atlantic hurricane in diameter, with winds spanning 1.100 miles. It m ...

                                               

Heijō-kyō

707 Keiun 4: Emperor Mommu orders construction of a new capital city, but the work is not complete before his death. 784 Enryaku 3: Capital is moved briefly to Nagaoka 794 Enryaku 13: Capital was moved to Heian-kyō and the palace was named Heian ...

                                               

Mongol invasions of Japan

Mongol invasions of Japan in 1274 and in 1281 were major military events in Japanese history. Kublai Khan twice tried to conquer the Japanese islands; and his armies failed both times. The two failed invasion attempts are important because they w ...

                                               

Northern Court

Emperor Sukō, 1348–1351 Emperor Kōmyō, 1336–1348 Emperor Go-Kōgon, 1352–1371 Emperor Go-Komatsu, 1382–1412 Emperor Go-Enyū, 1371–1382 Emperor Kōgon, 1331–1333 After 1392, Go-Komatsu was the 100th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional ord ...

                                               

Southern Court

Emperor Chōkei, 1368–1383 Emperor Go-Daigo, 1318–1339 Emperor Go-Murakami, 1339–1368 Emperor Go-Kameyama, 1383–1392 After 1392, Go-Komatsu was the 100th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

                                               

1707 Hōei earthquake

The southern coast of Honshu runs in the same direction as the Nankai Trough. This marks the place where the Philippine Sea Plate moves under the Eurasian Plate. Movement on this boundary causes many earthquakes; some of them are megathrust earth ...

                                               

Hōei eruption of Mount Fuji

The Hōei Eruption of Mount Fuji started on December 16, 1707 and ended about January 1, 1708 during the Edo period. There was no lava flow, but the Hoei eruption released at least 800 million cubic meters of volcanic ash. This ash spread over ver ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Japan

The COVID-19 pandemic was first confirmed to have spread to Japan in January 2020. Cases have been recorded in each of the 47 prefectures except for Iwate. The country has seen over 10.000 confirmed cases.

                                               

2020 Liberal Democratic Party (Japan) leadership election

The 2020 Liberal Democratic Party of Japan leadership election was held on 14 September 2020 to elect the next president of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan. This happened three days before the National Diet held a session to elect the new P ...

                                               

Battle of the Philippine Sea

The Battle of the Philippine Sea was an important naval battle of the Second World War between the navies of the United States and Japan. This battle took place on June 19 and 20, 1944 near the Mariana Islands, and involved two big naval forces a ...

                                               

Battle of Midway

The Battle of Midway was an important naval battle of World War II, between the United States and the Empire of Japan. It took place from 4 June 1942 to 7 June 1942. This was about a month after the Battle of the Coral Sea, and six months after t ...

                                               

Operation Ichi-Go

Operation Ichi-Go was a series of battles between the armies of Japan and China. The battles happened between April and December 1944. There were three battles in the Chinese provinces of Henan, Hunan and Guangxi. The goals of Operation Ichi-go w ...

                                               

Emperor of Japan

The Emperor of Japan is the head of state of Japan, The monarch is the symbol of the Japanese nation and the unity of its people. In the Japanese constitutional monarchy, the emperor does not have any political power. In world politics, he is the ...

                                               

Emperor Ankan

Emperor Ankan was the 27th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Historians consider details about the life of Emperor Ankan to be possibly legendary, but probable. The name Ankan -tennō was created for him posthumou ...

                                               

Emperor Ankō

Emperor Ankō was the 20th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Historians consider details about the life of Emperor Ankō to be possibly legendary, but probable. The name Ankō -tennō was created for him posthumously ...

                                               

Emperor Annei

À Emperor Annei was the 3rd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Historians consider Emperor Annei to be a legendary person, and the name Annei -tennō was created for him posthumously by later generations. No firm d ...

                                               

Emperor Antoku

Emperor Antoku was the 81st emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign started in 1180 and ended in 1185.

                                               

Emperor Bidatsu

Emperor Bidatsu was the 30th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. The years of reign of Bidatsu start in 572 and end in 585; however, there are no certain dates for this emperors life or reign. The names and sequenc ...

                                               

Emperor Buretsu

Emperor Buretsu was the 25th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Historians consider details about the life of Emperor Buretsu to be possibly legendary, but probable. The name Buretsu -tennō was created for him pos ...