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Battle of Quebec (1759) - Who Won, Significance and Casualties

Battle of Quebec (1759) - Who Won, Significance and Casualties

On September 13, 1759, during the Seven Years’ War (1756-63), a worldwide conflict known in the United States as the French and Indian War, the British under General James Wolfe (1727-59) achieved a dramatic victory when they scaled the cliffs over the city of Quebec, defeating the French forces under Louis-Joseph de Montcalm (1712-59) on the Plains of Abraham.

Why are there no dogs pictured in paleolithic cave paintings?

Why are there no dogs pictured in paleolithic cave paintings?

It has been described before that the occurence of reindeers is strangely low, while this was the main food source. But isn't it even stranger for dogs? Recent genetic research suggest that dogs were

Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest is renowned for its mountain scenery and abundant natural resources. It is located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada range, between Yosemite and the Sequoia-Kings Canyon national parks near Fresno, California. The forest comprises more than 1.3 million acres of thick foliage at elevations between 900 and 13,986 feet (Mount Humphrey) above sea level.

The Grail Cypher: A radical reassessment of Arthurian history

The Grail Cypher: A radical reassessment of Arthurian history

Walter Kayo sat at his desk in the scriptorium, the cold chill of winter half broken by a flickering fire in the hearth.

24 January 1942

24 January 1942

24 January 1942January 1942 >February Far EastBattle of Macassar Strait: Japanese bombers force a combined ABDA fleet to retreatAustralian troops evacuated from Lae and SalamauaHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 24 January 1942, http://www.

Oprah goes national

Oprah goes national

On September 8, 1986, The Oprah Winfrey Show is broadcast nationally for the first time. A huge success, her daytime television talk show turns Winfrey into one of the most powerful, wealthy people in show business and, arguably, one of the most influential women in America.Winfrey, who was born in rural Mississippi to a poor unwed teenage mother on January 29, 1954, began her TV career as a local news anchor in Nashville and Baltimore before moving to Chicago in 1984 to host a low-rated morning talk program.