The man who built Egypt

Thutmose III (ruled from 1479–1426 BCE) was arguably the greatest pharao of them all. Under his rule, Egypt thrived and was expanded with 17 mostly successful military campaigns which he captured nearly 350 cities. Thutmose III was also said to have been an excellent statesman, politician and athlete. We are not responsible for the contents of external links. Full disclaimer …

Lamborghini: From tractors to fast cars

Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916–1993) was a successful manufacturer of tractors. His wealth enabled him to buy fast luxury cars, such as a Ferrari.

The 1871 fire mystery

On October 8, 1871 several major fires broke out in Chicago (Illinois), Peshtigo (Wisconsin), Port Huron (Michigan) and other places.

The French Royal Birth Show

In France when the monarchy was still well established, it was tradition to let many spectators watch the queens give birth to their children.