In Jerusalem, found water supply 2000-year-old

A section of an underground aqueduct that distributed water throughout the city over 2000 years ago was discovered in East Jerusalem. According to the Israel Antiquities Authority, the discovery was made in the Umm Tuba quarter near Har Homa during the construction of a modern sewer line. By…

75 years ago nylon stockings were first sold in the USA

In 1940, nylon stockings made from synthetic fibers invented a year earlier by the chemical company DuPont first appeared in stores in the United States of America. According to various sources, on some days in the first months of sales, the novelty was bought in quantities from one to ...

The Washington Post: how Ukraine became Ukraine

Over the past year, Ukraine has been plunged into chaos. Mass protests against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in 2014 led to his overthrow. This became the reason for the growing crisis: the new interim government in Kiev watched as Russia first seized, and ...

Return to Israel of a plane on which Jews were secretly taken out of Iraq in 1947

"Operation Michelberg" (or Operation "Wing") - this is how the Mossad representatives called a daring action in 1947, in which about 46 Jewish repatriates were secretly delivered from Iraq to Palestine on American Curtiss C-100 Commando aircraft. Repatriation was fiercely opposed by the British authorities. Despite…

The first nail salon in the United States opened in New York 1878 year

  Mrs. Cobbs's Nail Salon (engraved on the right), which opened in New York, became the first not only in the city, but also in the country. Since then, the art of nail care has come a long way: from luxury to accessibility to almost everyone and from painstaking ...

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