Saturday, April 30, 2016

History Books - Bibliography

A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East [6 volumes]: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East

Spencer C. Tucker
ABC-CLIO, 23-Dec-2009 - History - 2777 pages

Now from ABC-CLIO, long regarded as a premier publisher of military history, comes a monumental resource that encapsulates the entire scope of conflict among human societies. Spanning nearly five millennia, from the earliest documented fighting to the present, A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East, provides a comprehensive survey of major military events. With coverage that reaches beyond the battles, this work examines the political and diplomatic forces driving world conflicts, revolutions, forced changes of governments, international treaties, and acts of aggression and terrorism.

Written by acclaimed military historian Spencer C. Tucker, these six chronologically organized volumes offer an accessible, richly detailed timeline of military conflict across human history. The concise entries cover all important events on the battlefield and in the corridors of power, with special features highlighting hundreds of key leaders and weapon systems. From specific data on casualties to coverage of evolving weapons technology to insightful analyses of the social impact of war, A Global Chronology of Conflict is an essential resource for students, researchers, history buffs, and general readers alike.

History of The Roman Legions: History of Rome

Several Authors
Self-Publish, 17-Dec-2015 - 940 pages

 An extraordinary eBook. Over 800 pages, 42 full-color illustrations, out of the text, of Tancredi Scarpelli, Italian illustrator, 30 full-color illustrations, out of the text, of great painters, various illustrations black and white in the text. All the texts of this eBook are free available on the web. Why buy it? Because the book is a resource that provide to a considerable added-value:

it coordinates, in logical way, to gather texts scattered on the web

the images in full-color and in black and white

list of films set in ancient Rome

30 April History and Importance of the Day

International Jazz Day

Netherlands National day
Vietnam Liberation Unification Day

313 - Battle of Tzirallum: Emperor Licinius defeated Maximinus II and unified the Eastern Roman Empire.

1789 - George Washington became the first U.S. President as he was administered the oath of office on the balcony of Federal Hall at the corner of Wall and Broad Streets in New York City.

April 30, 1967 - Boxer Muhammad Ali was stripped of his world heavyweight boxing championship after refusing to be inducted into the American military. He had claimed religious exemption.

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30 April Knowledge History - Science,  Engineering and Management

29 April History and Importance of The Day

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

6 April History and Importance of The Day

1865 - BASF was founded on 6 April 1865 in Mannheim, in the German-speaking country of Baden by Friedrich Engelhorn. BASF SE is the largest chemical company in the world and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF originally stood for Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik (English: Baden Aniline and Soda Factory).

Source: Google Doodle on 6 April 2016

1896 - After a break of 1500 years, the first Olympics of the modern era was held in Athens, Greece.

1917 - USA officially declared war on Germany and entered the World War I.

1994 - The beginning of genocide in Rwanda as a plane carrying the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi was shot down. They had been meeting to discuss ways of ending ethnic rivalries between the Hutu and Tutsi tribes. They died and  Rwanda descended into chaos, resulting in genocidal conflict between the tribes. Over 500,000 persons were killed with two million fleeing the country.

2015 - BASF will complete its 150 years of existence and will enter into 151st year.


Renaissance artist Raphael (1483-1520),  Italy. He created some of the world's greatest masterpieces including 300 pictures with a Madonna theme.

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6 April Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Films History

English Films History

Hindi Films History

Telugu Films History

7 April History and Importance of The Day

Saturday, April 2, 2016

1 April History and Importance of The Day

Iran National day

1865 - During the American Civil War, Confederate troops of General George Pickett were defeated and cut off at Five Forks, Virginia. This sealed the fate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's armies at Petersburg and Richmond and hastened the end of the war

April 1, 1998 - A federal judge in Little Rock, Arkansas, dismissed a sexual harassment case against President Bill Clinton, stating the case had no "genuine issues" worthy of trial.

History Events Video


1 April Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

History of Films

1 April English Films History

1 April Telugu Films History

2 April - History and Importance of the Day