Chunnel makes breakthrough/打通「英法海底火車隧道」

Shortly after 11 a.m. on December 1, 1990, 132 feet below the English Channel, workers drill an opening the size of a car through a wall of rock. This was no ordinary hole–it connected the two ends of an underwater tunnel linking Great Britain with the European mainland for the first time in more than … Continue reading Chunnel makes breakthrough/打通「英法海底火車隧道」

Folies Bergere stage first revue/「瘋狂女郎秀」首次上舞台

Once a hall for operettas, pantomime, political meetings, and vaudeville, the Folies Bergère in Paris introduces an elaborate revue featuring women in sensational costumes. The highly popular “Place aux Jeunes” established the Folies as the premier nightspot in Paris. In the 1890s, the Folies followed the Parisian taste for striptease and quickly gained a reputation … Continue reading Folies Bergere stage first revue/「瘋狂女郎秀」首次上舞台

U.N. votes for partition of Palestine/聯合國投票贊成切割巴勒斯坦

November 29, 1942, despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state. The modern conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine dates back to the 1910s, when both groups laid claim to the British-controlled territory.The Jews were Zionists, recent emigrants from Europe and … Continue reading U.N. votes for partition of Palestine/聯合國投票贊成切割巴勒斯坦

Ferdinand Magellan Reaches the Pacific Ocean/費南多·麥哲倫抵達太平洋

On this day in 1520, famed Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan entered "The Sea of the South" having sailed from the Atlantic Ocean through the passage that now bears his name, the Straits of Magellan, more...  西元1520年11月28日著名的葡萄牙航海探險家費南多·麥哲倫和他的同船夥伴是第一群歐洲人從南大西洋,通過南美的一條海峽,直達南太平洋。一路經過的這條海峽就是今天人們所稱的麥哲倫海峽。詳情...

Pope Urban II orders first Crusade/教皇烏爾班二世下令第一次十字軍東征

On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by calling all Christians in Europe to war against Muslims in order to reclaim the Holy Land, with a cry of “Deus vult!” or “God wills it!” 西元1095年11月27日,教皇烏爾班二世呼招所有住在歐洲的基督徒用戰爭的方式向回教徒奪回「基督徒的聖地」他並且吶喊著“Deus vult”意即『這是神 的旨意』,這大概是在歐洲「中古時代時期」最具有影響力的一部演說,並且造成當時的歐洲人發起首次的「十字軍東征」。 廣告

The Mousetrap opens in London/《The Mousetrap捕鼠器》首次在倫敦公演

“The Mousetrap,” a murder-mystery written by the novelist and playwright Agatha Christie, opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. The crowd-pleasing whodunit would go on to become the longest continuously running play in history, with more than 10 million people to date attending its more than 20,000 performances in London’s West End.  more... 西元1952年11月25日,一部神秘謀殺案由小說兼戲劇家阿加莎·克里斯蒂所寫成的《The Mousetrap捕鼠器》首次在倫敦的「大使劇院」公演。至今,這部作品在「倫敦西區」已上演超出兩萬次、在「倫敦西區」看過這齣戲的人數更是超過了一千萬人、未來的它將繼續成為世界上少有的一部歷久彌新、為大眾所愛的偵探小說。

Origin of Species is published/《物種起源》出版了

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England. Darwin’s theory argued that organisms gradually evolve through a process he called “natural selection.”In natural selection, organisms with genetic variations that suit their environment tend to propagate more descendants than organisms of … Continue reading Origin of Species is published/《物種起源》出版了

First issue of Life is published/第一期《生活雜誌》出版了

On November 23, 1936, the first issue of the pictorial magazine Life is published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White. more.../西元1936年11月23日第一期插有圖案的《生活雜誌》出版於美國,其封面是一張,由「瑪格麗特·伯克- 懷特」女士所攝影的「佩克堡大壩」。詳情請點擊

John F. Kennedy assassinated

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible. For details visit 西元1963年,11月22日,美國第三十五任總統約翰·甘乃迪,在坐車遊行途經德州的達拉斯城市中時,不幸被一位美國市民槍殺而身亡。了解更多請訪問