3 days ago · From approximately 1200 AD through 1800 AD, homicide rates from violent local episodes declined by a factor of ten, from approximately 32 deaths per 100 000 people to 3.2 per 100 000. In the 20th century the homicide rate fell to 1.4 per 100 000. Police forces seldom existed outside the cities; prisons only became common after 1800.
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3 days ago · Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world, and ranks with Bagan in Myanmar and Angkor Wat in Cambodia as one of the great archeological sites of Southeast Asia. Borobudur remains popular for pilgrimage, with Buddhists in Indonesia celebrating Vesak Day at the monument.
2 days ago · 1 August 10 BC – 13 October AD 54 (aged 63) Probably poisoned by his wife Agrippina, in favour of her son Nero Nero Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus 13 October 54 – 9 June 68 (13 years, 7 months and 27 days) Grandnephew, stepson, son-in-law and adopted son of Claudius, great-great-grandson of Augustus
Sep 11, 2021 · 1844 in art – Birth of Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Henri Rousseau, J. M. W. Turner paints Rain, Steam and Speed. 1843 in art. 1842 in art – J. M. W. Turner paints Peace – Burial at Sea. 1841 in art – Birth of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Collapsible zinc oil paint tube invented.
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Sep 15, 2021 · The second courthouse was a two-story brick building located at the corner of Main (then Market) and 3rd streets, the same site as the present one. It cost $3,700 and was completed in 1811. A large tree trunk served as a whipping post at the rear of this structure. The third courthouse, built in 1856, was on the same site as the second.
Sep 12, 2021 · How one woman took on Wikipedia's Nazi fancruft. Ksenia Coffman noticed all the weirdly exonerative and glorifying turns of phrase in Wikipedia articles about garden-variety Nazis. But when she ...