2014

  1. R

    Year 2000 - 2014 of american history

    One hundred years from now, how do you think that history textbooks will portray America from 2000-2014?
  2. R

    2000 - 2014 what do you think?

    How do you think that history textbooks will portray America from 2000 to 2014?
  3. qijino1236

    Historical Marker - Charlie Hebdo Magazine cover - January 14, 2014

    Je suis Charlie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia On 12 January 2015 , Charlie Hebdo revealed the cover of its 14 January issue, set to be published a week after the attacks began. The cover features a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed shedding a tear while holding a Je suis Charlie sign...
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    Casualties from ww2 to end of 2014

    Since we probably have better statistics for "western" countries let us look first and foremost at those. Is it not so, that the numbers of casualties of international, and even internal, conflict has fallen dramatically, during those seven decades? Though soldiers as well as civilians get...
  5. M

    Russian War Crimes in Ukraine. Year 2014

    Oppression of Ukrainian people by Moscow has a long history. Attempts to break out of the oppression in 1918 resulted in occupation of Ukraine by the Red Army sent by Moscow. Kremlin used mercenaries from Latvia and China to arrest, torture and kill the best of Ukrainian people including...
  6. R

    Meeting a vet in Normandy, 2014

    Hi, does anybody know his identity I met him at the Museum of Landings in Arromanches, Normandy, France. He said he belonged to a British airborne division, maybe the 56th. Thanks https://imageshack.com/i/ipFkl2opj https://imageshack.com/i/iqCX77EQj https://imageshack.com/i/ipiYXN2aj
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    Auschwitz History Course for Teachers 2014 - Krakow November

    Dear All - Teachers & Educators! We have a pleasure to invite you to attend the third edition of Auschwitz Teachers Training organised by Escape2Poland and Auschwitz Museum, providing excellent opportunity to continue your professional development. When: 7th-10th November 2014 Where: Krakow -...
  8. Futurist

    What if Russia annexes Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts in May or June 2014?

    What if Russian leader Vladimir Putin would have felt sufficiently emboldened from his success in annexing Crimea (including Sevastopol) in March 2014 that he would have proceeded to annex Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts in May or June 2014? Would the West have also let him get away with doing this...
  9. Ancientgeezer

    2014 Commonwealth Games-Glasgow

    Welcome to the opening ceremony of the British Empire Games ---sorry, Commonwealth Games. Well, its not the Olympics is it? More a sort of knees-up for all those countries who can't get a team up for the Big Show every four years AND NO YANKEES OR CHINESE TO HOG ALL THE MEDALS! This year, the...
  10. CathareHeretic

    President George H.W. Bush Reported Dead – July 15, 2014

    http://beforeitsnews.com/new-world-order/2014/07/president-george-w-bush-reported-dead-july-15-2014-2500.html is real or a joke?
  11. EmperorTigerstar

    2014 is Quite the Historical Anniversary

    So it turns out 2014 is quite the year of historical anniversaries. 2014 is in the middle of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War the 100th anniversary of World War I the 75th anniversary of World War II the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident the 25th anniversary of...
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    1994 vs 2014: How much has changed?

    Between the years 1994 and 2014 how much do you think has changed in terms of: technology, politics, entertainment, Architecture, and fashion?
  13. Carolus

    Diplomacy (2014) - the planned destruction of Paris in 1944

    There is an upcoming film on the negotiations between the Swedish consul Nordling and the German commander of Paris von Choltitz: Diplomatie (2014) - IMDb Trailer (in French with English subtitles): Diplomacy / Diplomatie (2014) - Trailer English Subs - YouTube
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    EP elections 2014

    Hey, From 22 to 25 May European Parliament elections will be held in the European Union. These usually have a lower turnout in most member states than the national elections. i'm just wondering what the EU citizens of the Historum think about it, do you find it important and do you plan to vote?
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    What was the worst El Niño ever and are NOAA predictions of another in 2014 correct?

    According to funnel.sfsu.edu, 1982-83 was the strongest and most devastating of the century, perhaps the worst in recorded history. Recently there has been a lot of chatter online about the March 2014 NOAA El NiƱo Watch Alert Issued for 2014. Due to all this chatter, I decided to create a...
  16. Precedence

    Underrated U.S. Presidents - 2014

    No discussion of George Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton or Barack Obama, please. --- Zachary Taylor I'll put him down as a maybe. But I'd still say he was better than most of the presidents of his era by moral character and decisiveness alone, despite his really short tenure. Lyndon...
  17. ThePharaoh

    Turkey-EU accession 2014

    It is almost a decade since the talks have started and the accession talks , sometimes slowly and sometimes rapidly , are still going on. So what are your thoughts about the accession stuff from current times onwards ? What is your thoughts about economics , political and judical structure of...
  18. Precedence

    2014 - Most overrated U.S. Presidents

    (George Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama are excluded from this discussion because of the forum ban on discussing events after 1990.) Note: Not bad. Just overrated. The presidents I list in the top 5, I would say are all some degree of good. Definitely decent, but not...
  19. Wysteria

    Independent Scotland this 2014?

    Hi good day! Scotland has every right to be proud. From the deep history, rich culture, beautiful lands, excellence in scientific fields and arts(winning a lot of Nobel prizes) to the magical music of bagpipes, kilts and scotch; they are indeed a strong race. They never been conquered except...
  20. Gaius Octavius

    August 19th 2014 is the 2000th anniversary of the death of Augustus

    Tempus Fugit! Augustus was the first, had longest rule, and was clearly brilliant and benign. Was he not the greatest most impactful of all the emperors? Why do you think so?