History Archive

15 Completely Wacky Crimes That Still Aren’t Solved Today

15. THE LEAD MASKS CASE The discovery of two bodies on the Morro do Vintém, Brazil, prompted a nationwide manhunt and 51 years of legend. When the recovery team reached the corpses of Manoel Pereira da Cruz and Miguel José Viana, two electronic technicians, they were baffled by the presentation: the bodies lay side by

15 Most Shocking Assassination Plots Ever Attempted

15. REINHARD HEYDRICH A high-ranking Nazi official and SS chief, Reinhard Heydrich was one of the primary instigators of the Holocaust during World War II. This obviously made him a high-value target for opposition forces and rebels who resisted Nazi rule, putting him at serious risk of assassination. Exactly this came to pass in 1942

Irish War of Independence (1919-1921) (10 photos)

Anglo-Irish War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the British security forces in Ireland. It was an escalation of the Irish revolutionary period into warfare. via National Library of Ireland

38 Most Amazing Spy Gadgets From The Cold War Era…

Cold war era is Famous for the espionage and spying operations by the world’s two biggest spy organizations of that time, that is, CIA and KGB against each other. In this, they were aided by the development of new technology and gadgets. Inaccessible to the general public, some of those gadgets have been recently declassified.

The Brazil National Football Team in Photos, 1950s-80s (30+ photos)

The Brazil national football team (Portuguese: Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men’s association football. Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of FIFA since 1923 and member of CONMEBOL since 1916. Brazil is the most successful national team