Liechtenstein’s army grows

Liechtenstein is a tiny country in the middle of Europe, between Austria and Switzerland with a size of roughly 160 square kilometres (62 square miles). In 1866, it’s 80 men strong army wanted to join Austria to fight the Prussians.

The first piano

Around 1700, an Italian instrument builder by the name of Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731) invented an instrument and called it Arpicembalo. It would become arguably the most important instrument of modern times.

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.