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Narcissus Mosaic

Narcissus Mosaic

Mosaic of Narcissus, from the House of Dionysos, late 2nd / early 3rd century CE, Paphos Archaeological Park (Nea Paphos), Cyprus.

Will Greer

Will Greer

Biography of Will Greer

Denny Regrade

Denny Regrade

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Trier Cathedral

Trier Cathedral

Trier Cathedral, called Trierer Dom in German, is the main church of the city of Trier. The site of Trier Cathedral has a rich Christian history dating back to at least 270 AD, when worshippers attended what was probably the first church to have existed at this location – a house church.In the fourth century the then ongoing persecution against Christians began to decline.

Dr. Jonas Salk announces polio vaccine

Dr. Jonas Salk announces polio vaccine

On March 26, 1953, American medical researcher Dr. Jonas Salk announces on a national radio show that he has successfully tested a vaccine against poliomyelitis, the virus that causes the crippling disease of polio. In 1952—an epidemic year for polio—there were 58,000 new cases reported in the United States, and more than 3,000 died from the disease.

Official Records of the Rebellion

Official Records of the Rebellion

MOVEMENT FROM MALVERN HILL.About an hour later the chief signal officer, then at the deserted camping ground at Haxall’s, whence headquarters had that evening moved to Harrison’s Landing, was informed that the whole army would move that night for Harrison’s Landing, and he was ordered to arrange such communication that General McClellan, who would remain on board the Galena off Haxall’s, might be in communication with General Keyes, whose corps was the rear guard, and be also informed of the manner in which the march was made and of any occurrences in relation to it.