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Trans-siberian Railway Google Doodle

Trans-Siberian Railway: 100th Anniversary of the completion

The Trans-Siberian Railway is a masterpiece of Russian railway engineers and even today a myth. With around 9300 kilometers long is the Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest continuous railway line in the world. The development of the railway networks In the middle of 19. Century was a rapid development of the railway networks in large … Continue reading Trans-Siberian Railway: 100th Anniversary of the completion

Special Olympics World Games

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games is a sporting event that will be held in Los Angeles on July 25 to August 2, 2015. It will be the first Special Olympics World Games held in the United States in 16 years. LA 2015 marks the second time that the World Games will be hosted in Los Angeles.

Children's Day 2015

Children’s Day

In Indonesia, Children’s Day (Hari Anak Nasional) is celebrated on July 23. Today, around three hundred and fifty thousand children will open their eyes for the very first time. They’ll arrive from all over, but will eventually learn a universal language: one of surprise, fascination, fear, joy and hope. And as they grow, they’ll use these emotions to teach us how to live, and to see our lives through newer, fresher eyes.

Belgian National Day 2015

Belgium National Day

Belgian National Day is a National Day celebrated on 21 July each year. The festival dates to a law of 27 May 1890 and commemorates an event on 21 July 1831 in which Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg swore allegiance to the new constitution, thus becoming the first “King of the Belgians”.