Back on August 15, 1969, an iconic pop cultural event began. The event—the Woodstock Music & Art Fair—helped define the Sixties era. The Sixties was a decade well known for the Vietnam War, political protest, peace and love, and a youth culture of hippies with a new, louder voice….
A National Holiday Independence Day in the United States is celebrated on July 4th. It is is a national holiday. Banks are closed for business. The U.S. Post Office does not deliver the mail. Many people are off from work so they can honor American independence. This year, July 4th is on a Monday, making for a long weekend for …
A significant breakthrough has been made in a long running search for the first colony established in North America by British explorer Sir Walter Raleigh according to London’s Independent Newspaper.
Following hot on the heels of the Google Zeitgeist, here are the highlights of 2011 as told in the Maps101 Blog – Tunisian protests lead to a change of Government – http://maps101blog.com/2011/01/25/tunisia-a-sign-to-the-region/ 21st Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s freedom – http://maps101blog.com/2011/02/10/on-this-day-2111990-nelson-mandela-freed/ Japan hit by huge earthquake & Tsunami – http://maps101blog.com/2011/03/11/huge-earthquake-sends-tsunami-waves-across-the-pacific-ocean/ 2 Corpse Flowers in rare blooming event – http://maps101blog.com/2011/04/27/a-pretty-big-stink/ How can we protect ourselves from …
Its that time of year when Google produces its ‘Year in Review’ video, and we spend a couple of minutes remembering events that seemed so long ago but whose effects are still central to the daily lives of those who were affected by them. Many or all of these issues have been covered as they happened by Maps101 and the …
11th November is marked as Veterans Day on many calendars and is a day set aside to remember those who have given their lives for their country in conflicts around the world.
Recently, Newsweek surveyed 1000 Americans to find out how many of us could pass the Government’s Citizenship Test. Maps101 is the ONLY online resource of its kind to provide the answers to the citizenship test and more.
Today is the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. International Women’s day is a global celebration of women. The celebration of women is recognized differently all over the world and ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for causes and achievements from the past, present and future.
Today we celebrate a special anniversary for the state of Texas!
On March second, 175 years ago, Texas declared its independence from Mexico and became the Republic of Texas.
February 11th marks 21 years since Nelson Mandela was released from imprisonment in South Africa.
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