5 days ago · According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, popes continued to date documents according to regnal years for some time, but usage of AD gradually became more common in Catholic countries from the 11th to the 14th centuries. In 1422, Portugal became the last Western European country to switch to the system begun by Dionysius.
6 days ago · – in Europe (green & dark grey) – in the European Union (green) – [Legend] Capital and largest city Budapest 47°26′N 19°15′E / 47.433°N 19.250°E / 47.433; 19.250 Official languages Hungarian Ethnic groups (microcensus 2016) 98.3% Hungarians 3.2% Romani 1.8% Germans 1% not declared Religion (census 2011) 54.3% Christianity —39.0% Catholicism —11.8% Protestantism ...
Apr 06, 2021 · 1986 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1986th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 986th year of the 2nd millennium, the 86th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1980s decade.
3 days ago · Independent tests in 1988 at the University of Oxford, the University of Arizona, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology concluded with 95% confidence that the shroud material dated to 1260–1390 AD. This 13th- to 14th-century dating is much too recent for the shroud to have been associated with Jesus.
- Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Turin, Italy
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6 days ago · The short spots tease a 30-second Super Bowl ad featuring NBA superstar LeBron James. The teasers confirm the nameplate's return—this time not as an independent franchise, but as two models, an electric pickup truck and SUV, to be sold as the "GMC Hummer EV.". According to the teasers, the production EV will feature 1,000 horsepower, hit 60 ...
4 days ago · 1988 The Endangered Earth: Planet of the Year, involving an aspect of Mother Nature. 1989 Mikhail Gorbachev (2) Born in 1931 Acknowledged as "Man of the Decade". Gorbachev, as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Soviet leader), oversaw 1989's first free Soviet elections before the fragmentation of the Eastern Bloc.
Apr 06, 2021 · In 1988, the Paul Scherrer Institute was founded in his name to explore the therapeutic uses of neutron scattering technologies. Financial problems with the defence budget and ethical considerations prevented the substantial funds from being allocated, and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty of 1968 was seen as a valid alternative.
4 days ago · Later in 1988, Pitt made a guest appearance on the Fox police drama 21 Jump Street. In the same year, the Yugoslavian–U.S. co-production The Dark Side of the Sun (1988) gave Pitt his first leading film role, as a young American taken by his family to the Adriatic to find a remedy for a skin condition.
4 days ago · Germany (German: Deutschland, German pronunciation: [ˈdɔʏtʃlant]), officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe.It is situated between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south; covering an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), with a population of over 83 million within its 16 constituent states.
5 days ago · 1988年，鄭南榕更進一步在雜誌上刊登了許世楷的《台灣共和國憲法草案》。 1989年，鄭南榕被控涉嫌叛亂遭法院傳喚，但他拒絕被警方拘捕。 鄭南榕認為臺灣獨立的主張也是《 中華民國憲法 》保障人民言論自由的一部分，並表示「國民黨不能逮捕到我，只能夠 ...