Browsing: April

A Brief History On April 4, 1768, the origin of the modern circus occurred when a cavalry officer named Philip Astley (born 1742 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England) set up the first modern amphitheatre for the display of horse riding tricks in Lambeth, London.  Today, over 200 years later, circuses remain a major form of entertainment around the world. Digging Deeper What are the hallmarks of good circus acts? Well, we could go on for ages about experience, reputation, training and so on. But the thing is, since they do such a dangerous and demanding job, performers start training and amassing experience…

A Brief History On April 3, 2019, Zaccaria Pinball became available for the Xbox One.  By providing digital recreations of classic pinball tables, Zaccaria Pinball helps to preserve pinball history. Digging Deeper Zaccaria (later briefly reorganized under Mr. Game before ending production) was an Italian manufacturer of pinball and arcade machines that existed in Bologna from 1974 until 1990.  After the Mr. Game-era, the former Zaccaria factory was sold to technoplay.  This San Marino-based company also made some pinball machines and is still in business today.  At Zaccaria’s height, the company was the third largest manufacturer of pinball machines in…

A Brief History Twenty years ago, on April 20, 1999, 12 students and one teacher were killed during a school shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. It was one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.  Since then, there have been more than 200 other school shootings that have taken place all across the country. From the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007 to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, school shootings have become all too common over the last two decades. As a result, it is not uncommon to see a classroom door lockdown device…

A Brief History On April 23, 1635, Boston Latin School was established and is both the first public school and oldest existing school in the United States of America.  Do you want to know the best tips for starting a new school? If yes, then you have come to the right spot. A school works as a base for your child’s future, and this is where they study to succeed. Surviving at new school can be frightening and nerve-wracking for your little one. Your kid must be anxious thinking about a whole new environment. He might be concerned about the…

A Brief History On April 29, 2011, the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton took place at Westminster Abbey in London, United Kingdom.  The challenge is indeed real when the wedding day is almost near, hence to lessen the stress brides have, some of them allow mothers to choose the best flower girl dresses along with the best accessories such as cute fascinator and jewelries that would suit their daughters well, may the dresses be in different fabrics, for as long as the girls are comfortable and they look good and fabulous. Digging Deeper Lace flower girl dresses are…

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