Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

Article: Entertainment Before Television


The following link is to an article on how people entertained themselves prior to television.

For more, visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/118312


Article: The Hindenburg Disaster


The following link is to an article (with footage) on the Hindenburg disaster that occurred on the 6th May 1937. The Hindenburg was a German passenger airship that was destroyed in New Jersey, USA.

For more, visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/118343


Today in History: 26 February 1815


France: Napoleon Escapes from Elba

On this day in 1815, Napoleon escaped from his exile on the island of Elba and began his return to France. His return to France and his time as the renewed Emperor of France ended with the Battle of Waterloo on the 18th June 1815. Napoleon was eventually exiled to the island of Saint Helena in the Atlantic Ocean, where he died in February 1821.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_I_of_France


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