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Unitary Government  - History

Unitary Government - History

Unitary government - system of government in which all authority is placed in a central government. Countries with unitary governments, such as Great Britain and France, have regional and local governments which derive their power from the central government.. .

George W. Bush marries Laura Welch in Midland, Texas

George W. Bush marries Laura Welch in Midland, Texas

On November 5, 1977, 31-year-old future President George W. Bush marries 31-year-old Laura Welch at the First United Methodist Church in her hometown of Midland, Texas.Bush was the son of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. Both father and son worked in the oil business in Texas before entering politics.

Ancient ritual artifact found in Xiaohe Cemetery reveals glue made 3,500 years ago

Ancient ritual artifact found in Xiaohe Cemetery reveals glue made 3,500 years ago

The remarkable Xiaohe Cemetery in China is renowned for its rich trove of mummies and artifacts, and it has now given up another secret of the ages; the oldest glue ever found in China.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E 'Emil'

Messerschmitt Bf 109E 'Emil'

Messerschmitt Bf 109E & 39;Emil& 39;IntroductionThe Bf 109E was the standard Luftwaffe fighter at the start of the Second World War. It was the only single engined Luftwaffe fighter in use during the Battle of Britain, where it proved to be the equal of the Spitfire, and superior to the Hurricane. Like all early versions of the 109, it was relatively short lived, being replaced by the 109F in 1941.

Neighbors denounce the abandonment of the San Francisco convent in Burgos

Neighbors denounce the abandonment of the San Francisco convent in Burgos

In the Burgos neighborhood of Venerables, the residents have started a campaign to denounce the state of vulnerability in which the ruins of the San Francisco convent are located. The building, disabled for its religious functions since the Mendizábal confiscations of 1836, has been destroyed and painted and the undergrowth roams freely through it without any protection.

This Day In History: 04/23/1564 - William Shakespeare Born

This Day In History: 04/23/1564 - William Shakespeare Born

Shakespeare is born at Stratford-upon-Avon where the Globe Theater still stands, the first movie projector is used, Hank Aaron hits his first home run, and Coca Cola changes it& 39;s formula in This Day in History video. The date is April 23rd. The first movie projector uses Thomas Edison& 39;s invention the vita scope.