Aachen is the westernmost city in Germany, located near the borders with Belgium and the Netherlands, 61 km (38 mi) west of Cologne in a former coal-mining area. One of Germany's leading institutes of higher education in technology, the RWTH Aachen University, is located in the city.
3 days ago · Frederick's so-called baptismal cup, silver, partly gilded, Aachen c. 1160 The retreat of Frederick in 1155 forced Pope Adrian IV to come to terms with King William I of Sicily, granting to William I territories that Frederick viewed as his dominion. 
3 days ago · Ulrich Schwaneberg (born 17 June 1969 in Waiblingen, Germany) is a German chemist and protein engineer. He is the Chair of Biotechnology  at RWTH Aachen University and member of the scientific board  at the Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials in Aachen.
4 days ago · "The most learned man anywhere to be found", according to Einhard 's Life of Charlemagne (c. 817–833), he is considered among the most important architects of the Carolingian Renaissance. Among his pupils were many of the dominant intellectuals of the Carolingian era.
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5 days ago · Early in 814 he was attacked by a fever which he sought to subdue by fasting; but pleurisy supervened, and after partaking of the communion, he died on the 28th of January 814, and on the same day his body was buried in the church of St Mary at Aix.
4 days ago · Augsburg is an urban district and home to the institutions of the Landkreis Augsburg. It is the third-largest city in Bavaria (after Munich and Nuremberg) with a population of 300,000 inhabitants, with 885,000 in its metropolitan area.
3 days ago · The Iowa-class battleships were the most heavily armed gunships the United States Navy has ever put to sea due to the continual development of their onboard weaponry. The first Iowa-class ship was laid down in June 1940; in their World War II configuration, each of the Iowa-class battleships had a main battery of 16-inch (406 mm) guns that could hit targets nearly 20 statute miles (32 km) away ...
Der ferne Klang (Il suono lontano) è un'opera di Franz Schreker, su suo libretto.Iniziata nel 1903, fu eseguita per la prima volta dall'Oper Frankfurt il 18 agosto 1912. Fu la svolta del compositore verso la fama e venne spesso eseguita fino al 1931, poco dopo la musica del compositore fu proscritta dal regime nazista.
Jan 10, 2021 · Il 10 marzo 2001, il cacciatorpediniere della classe Arleigh Burke USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81) fu commissionato alla Marina degli Stati Uniti. Il lancio e il battesimo della nave due anni prima è stato co-sponsorizzato dalla figlia di Churchill, Lady Soames.